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# mayo county council

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Council pays back over €1.2m in funding after audit finds money drawn down before work done
Mayo County Council had been awarded significant funding for tourism and amenity projects.
All time
Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.
Land zoning: Watchdog makes findings against two Mayo councillors over conduct
Sipo found that both Frank Durcan and Cyril Burke contravened the code of conduct for elected representatives.
'It's a real shame': Mrs Doyle road safety signs in Mayo have been stolen
The “Go on go on take a break” campaign aimed to raise awareness around driver fatigue.
Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes
The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.
Travellers protest in Mayo after Syrian refugee family accommodated in local authority house
Up to eight members of the Traveller community have been protesting outside Mayo County Council this afternoon.
Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.
Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo
Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.
Careful out there - it's 1 July, and July is the worst month on Irish roads
Statistically, the last month of summer sees more fatal road accidents than any other time of year.
Keep the shades handy - here's how to avoid driving accidents from 'winter sun glare'
Painful glaring sunlight is a hazard all to familiar for most drivers.
Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land
The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.
There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency
The local council said that drinking water is a potential source of the disease.
Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them
With temporary tattoos, of course…
'Every room is just rotten': Video shows how pyrite destroyed this woman's home
Despite the obvious structural damage to the house, Ita Brennan cannot avail of the government’s remediation scheme.
Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today
The children of Craggagh NS cast their ballots today. Here’s how it went…
Stuck behind a tractor? “Give them a break,” says Mayo County Council
The council’s Road Safety Officer has appealed to motorists to exercise “tolerance” when caught behind farm machinery.
Lollipop used for road safety - but not as you might think
Mayo County Council hopes handing out ‘awareness’ lollipops will reduce road pedestrian deaths and decrease drunken brawls.
Council warns of the dangers of driving off into the sunset
The council said that while “we can’t change the position of the sun”, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself for driving against the autumn glare.
Reverse In, Drive Out: Mayo County Council warns of car reversing dangers
Seven people have died in the past number of years from cars reversing out of parking spaces according to the council.
Shoreside ‘sinkholes’ could pose a danger to walkers, campaigners warn
It’s claimed the depressions – some said to be up to 8ft deep – are being caused by the construction of the Corrib gas pipeline.
Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses
“It will create outrage amongst the public.”
Achillhenge still standing, despite court order
Eyesore or novel attraction?
Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers'
Some residents say their lives are being made a misery by late night anti-social driving behaviour.
Won't somebody please think of the farmers?
Mayo County Council has a special appeal for road users – to give farmers room to go about their job at this busy agricultural season.