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A businessman and former election candidate, described in court as a “conspiracy theorist”, had a seven week jail sentence suspended after he agreed to pay €500 to the Garda social club.
Fine Gael councillor Brendan Henaghan has called for a break to be given to rate payers in relation to parking charges in the town. The Castlebar based businessman was speaking at the annual budget meeting of Castlebar Town Council this week when he said: “Can we see something done on car parking for the rate payers. It would be good to give something back, to those who continue to pay their rates on time and pay up. It’s a gesture that would be appreciated by them.”
A 17th century, listed building has suffered irreparable damage following works that were carried out to the premises without planning permission.
Residents of Highfield Park, Rahoon Road, and Old Seamus Quirke Road, say they are “shocked and dismayed” at the prospect of a three-storey high Tesco hypermarket being constructed in their area.
Mayo man Derek Reilly embarks on a trip of a lifetime with Francis Brennan and 15 other tourists as they travel from Barcelona to Rome in a new RTÉ TV series called Francis Brennan’s Grand Tour.
After so many years of no-can-do, it is heartening this week to learn that there is actually something we can do about the many current issues affecting us, if we simply put our minds to it. One major asset at stake here is family businesses, or more pertinently, the future of family businesses, which according to one third-generation businessman in Castlebar is now in serious jeopardy.
The Galway Theatre Festival continues until Monday and there are a number of shows sure to attract sizeable attention over the weekend.With offerings from Cork, Dublin, Cavan, and Britain, as well as from nine Galway-based theatre companies, theatre fans have a multitude of options at their disposal. Across the card there is an eclectic mix with everyone sure to find something relative to their interests.
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The first question we need to ask ourselves before we hit the polling booths on October 27 is, what do we want from our president?
Ballina is about to become home to Ireland’s newest world class cultural institution. Work is well under way on the refurbishment of the Thomas Manly Deane designed Provincial Bank on the town’s main street. Next year the stunning listed building will become the permanent base for Mayo County Council’s Jackie Clarke Collection, which will be one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions. It is not surprising then that Ballina will be a focal point for Culture Night 2011, tonight September 23.