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A horse welfare crisis seems to be brewing in the county with young boys telling a local county councillor they are purchasing horses for as little as €50.
There were celebrations aplenty in Ballyhaunis last week following the announcement that the community school is to benefit from a €7 million refurbishment and extension project in 2015.
While many children around the country were scribbling Christmas wish lists to Santa for a coveted Frozen doll or the latest Lego kit, 315 young pupils at Scoil Phadraig, Westport, composed a heartfelt festive wish of a very different kind - addressed to the Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan.
Members of the Mayo public may soon be able to judge for themselves how well their councillors are representing them in the council chamber, by watching them at work, live on the internet.
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.
The provision of a primary care centre in Tuam would reduce the pressure on the already overburdened emergency department at University Hospital Galway, according to a local county councillor.
Significant progress has been made this month on providing Clifden with the long-awaited treatment plant upgrade with Galway County Council currently assessing tender documents with the view of appointing a contractor soon, that is according to local county councillor Eileen Mannion who described the works as vital for the local environment as well as for tourism and local economy.
A local county councillor has accused the Minister for Health of approving a service plan which will result in “drastic” cuts and increasing waiting times for hospital procedures.
In the EU Parliament there are 750 MEPs, only 12 of whom are from Ireland.
Amid widespread concern that a number of garda stations in the Connemara region are under threat of future closure a local county councillor has moved to allay these fears, stressing that “no decisions” have yet been made.