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Hospital survey finds overcrowding at Mayo General is at a five-year low

Mayo General Hospital is one of the best performing hospitals in the country when it comes to the controversial issue of overcrowding.

Councillor calls on Connemara residents to join rural broadband scheme

A Galway County councillor is calling on those unable to avail of a broadband service to apply for the Rural Broadband Scheme before the deadline of July 29.

Fraud conviction against Galway councillor quashed

A conviction against Galway County Councillor Michael Fahy for obtaining €7,000 from the local authority by false pretences was quashed by the Court of Criminal Appeal earlier this week.

HSE apologises to Cllr Weir for releasing incorrect expenses claim to media

An apology was issued to Mayo County Councillor Seamus Weir at this week’s Health Service Executive west forum meeting in Merlin Park.

HSE West could be €100 million over budget by December

A member of the HSE West’s regional health forum warned this week that the health authority could be €100 million over budget by the end of the year.

Connemara councillor calls on Minister to provide roads funding

There are roads in Connemara that will be rendered “unusable” by next year if funding is not provided soon for urgent repairs, that is according to county councillor Eileen Mannion.

Treatment plant needed urgently to clean up Clifden beach

Locals and representatives in the Clifden area are renewing their call for a long-awaited wastewater treatment plant to be given the green light following an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report which revealed how a popular beach has failed, six years in a row, to meet basic water quality standards.

Durcan calls on county manager to step down

Independent Castlebar based county councillor Frank Durcan this week called for county manager Peter Hynes to step down from his position. Cllr Durcan made his call at the April meeting of the council this week. Mr Hynes was giving a report on the Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) investigation into the complaints made by Roger McGreal against Kieran Lynn, senior executive engineer with Mayo County Council.

Garda Commissioner praises 'professional' work of Corrib policing

The Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, has praised the work of gardaí in Mayo who police the Corrib Gas project, where he said over the years they have been doing their job “professionally”.

Rural dwellers may face septic tank charges

Rural dwellers face septic tank charges on top of water charges if proposals by the new Government are passed into law, warns Independent County Councillor Seán Canney.

 

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