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Council management asked to respond to Sunday newspaper story

Chief executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, responded to a query from Sinn Féin councillor Rose Conway-Walsh about claims made of planning irregularities in an unnamed county in the Sunday Independent last week. Mr Hynes responded to the councillors query saying: “I am aware of the coverage in a national newspaper at the weekend. You will be aware that no county was named in that and it appears that it might refer to Mayo, but as of now, we have had no communication from any agency or authority. If we are communicated with, as always we will co-operate fully with any investigation that takes place to its conclusion.” He concluded by saying that he couldn’t comment any further.

Will Walsh or Kyne survive the 2016 General Election?

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It was not the bank collapse of 2008, the implosion of the economy, the unforgivable bank guarantee, nor four years of harsh austerity measures which forced the Irish people on to the streets in protest.

Former county mayor demands protection for group water schemes

A former mayor of County Galway is demanding that Irish Water and the Government clarify the future funding of rural group water schemes.

Western Rail Corridor needs time to develop rather than face cuts

A Galway county councillor has called for a “positive review” of the country’s railway service, in particular the Western Rail Corridor, and not a “knee-jerk reaction”.

Corrandulla health centre to re-open

There is good news in the pipeline for Corrandulla residents who learned recently that their local health centre, which closed last year, will re-open.

Belmullet community in mourning

The community of Belmullet is in a state of shock and mourning following the death of a local teenager in a car crash on Wednesday evening.

Housing and austerity will be priorities in McHugh’s fourth term

Sitting in to his fourth term, Fine Gael county councillor Tom McHugh said that he will spare no effort in serving the people of Tuam tackling issues such as lack of housing and representing the many hit by six years of “horrendous austerity”.

Fahy to champion flooding solutions

Independent county councillor Michael Fahy, a native of Ardrahan, is urging a permanent solution be found to flooding in County Galway.

New driving licence centre at Ballybrit ‘not fit for purpose- Jim Higgins MEP

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There needs to be a complete re-think on how the new National Driving Licence Service (NDLS) centre at Ballybrit works as it is not fit for purpose, that is according to MEP for Midlands-North West Jim Higgins.

President hails new friendship between Ireland and Britain

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The relationship between Ireland and Britain is “a friendly, co-operative partnership based on mutual respect, reciprocal benefit, and deep and indelible personal links”.


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