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Two local Councillors have expressed their deep concern with regard to the escalation of anti-social behaviour on the main streets of Athlone.
Oughterard is perhaps the first village in Ireland that did not wake up to discover that a Direct Provision centre had been opened in their locality, one local resident said last night, after a week of protests in the area.
There were heated exchanges at City Hall on Monday evening as it was announced that busking bye-laws would sent out for public consultation, discussed, and debated again.
Insider believes you should vote for Michael D Higgins on October 26 for a second term as president. Chances are you think that too: the polls have been nothing but encouraging; the President is regarded with affection by most; and his empathetic and ethical style lends itself to the challenges of the role.
Cllr. Paul Hogan has resigned from Sinn Fein with immediate effect. In a prepared statement, the councillor acknowledged that he "pursued every avenue internally" before opting to quit the political party he initially joined in 1998.
The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie Gavin, has submitted a request for a special meeting of Mayo County Council to be convened on Monday July 30 in order to have planning items reinstated on the agenda for municipal district meetings of the local authority.
The Domestic Well Grant is under utilised and is a viable option for people in rural areas who want to secure and improve their water supply, Deputy Peter Burke TD has highlighted.
The aim of getting more women involved in politics in Ireland is unfinished business, according to Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, who is encouraging all women to get involved in representing their communities.
Former Galway poilitician Lorraine Higgins has said that the upsetting experience of receiving death threats and online abuse was a line that should never be crossed, and she hopes it would not deter other females from entering politics.
Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden (FG) has challenged Sinn Féin deputy leader, Mary Lou McDonald to stand up against bullying within her own party.