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Fine Gael Councillor stresses urgent need for local authority to employ seasonal staff

Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has called on the Athlone-Moate Municipal District (AMMD) to employ seasonal staff to help cover busy periods and holidays.

Green Party Councillor stresses importance of LED public lighting schemes

At a recent sitting of Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Green Party Councillor, Louise Heavin, requested that the local authority ensure all new LED street lighting are designed and of a colour that minimise disruption on insects, birds and small mammals.

'Hurlers on the ditch' who abused players called out by councillors

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At their monthly meeting this week the elected members of Mayo County Council paid tribute to the Mayo senior football team in their efforts to win the All Ireland Senior Football Championship, which ultimately came up short last Saturday - and they also hit out at criticism that had been levelled at the players on social media since the game.

Provision of playground at Portlick amenity noted at local authority level

Addressing his fellow elected representatives and members of the council executive during the recent monthly meeting of Athlone-Moate Municipal District, Fine Gael councillor, John Dolan, asserted the positives with regard to the provision of a playground within the Portlick amenity.

One punch-culture can cost lives, careers and options, says councillor

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The phenomenon of ‘one punch’ incidents that has become increasingly common in public order offences can cost not only lives, but the possibility of a conviction that will end careers and travel hopes, a local Joint Policing Committee meeting was told this week.

Local authority to develop essential maintenance plan for town bridge

The maintenance of the town bridge which traverses the heart of Athlone was the topic of much discussion at the recent sitting of the Athlone Moate Municipal District.

Councillors aspire to create public park on west side of Athlone


Local Green Party Councillor reiterates commitment to provision of public spaces

Local Green Party Councillor, Louise Heavin, has reiterated her desire to maintain and develop public spaces within Athlone.

Climate emergency requires a united front of Galway’s stakeholders

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The recent United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report signed off by 195 governments is a truly terrifying read. It makes clear that Global Warming- characterised by more intense and frequent heatwaves, storms, rainfall, flooding and melting glaciers as well as rising sea levels, is due to human activity. It further stated that no part of the world is safe from its consequences and that these changes are accelerating.


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