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#mayo county council

# mayo-county-council - Monday 24 January, 2022

Council pays back over €1.2m in funding after audit finds money drawn down before work done
# Mayo County Council
# Mayo County Council

Council pays back over €1.2m in funding after audit finds money drawn down before work done

Jan 24th 2022, 5:44 PM 22,901 Views 12 Comments

Mayo County Council had been awarded significant funding for tourism and amenity projects.

# mayo-county-council - Friday 2 August, 2019

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy
# Victoria House
# Victoria House

Mary Robinson's Ballina home bought by Mayo County Council after years of controversy

Aug 2nd 2019, 10:30 PM 98,097 Views 93 Comments

The house has been at the centre of controversy over the cost of the project.

# mayo-county-council - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Land zoning: Watchdog makes findings against two Mayo councillors over conduct
# Mayo
# Mayo

Land zoning: Watchdog makes findings against two Mayo councillors over conduct

Dec 13th 2018, 3:11 PM 15,731 Views 9 Comments

Sipo found that both Frank Durcan and Cyril Burke contravened the code of conduct for elected representatives.

# mayo-county-council - Friday 4 August, 2017

'It's a real shame': Mrs Doyle road safety signs in Mayo have been stolen
# Have You Seen This Woman?
# Have You Seen This Woman?

'It's a real shame': Mrs Doyle road safety signs in Mayo have been stolen

Aug 4th 2017, 8:52 AM 46,513 Views 51 Comments

The “Go on go on take a break” campaign aimed to raise awareness around driver fatigue.

# mayo-county-council - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes

Dec 7th 2016, 2:57 PM 8,946 Views 7 Comments

The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.

# mayo-county-council - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Travellers protest in Mayo after Syrian refugee family accommodated in local authority house
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Travellers protest in Mayo after Syrian refugee family accommodated in local authority house

Nov 23rd 2016, 4:56 PM 45,919 Views 0 Comments

Up to eight members of the Traveller community have been protesting outside Mayo County Council this afternoon.

# mayo-county-council - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

Sep 14th 2016, 8:12 AM 5,861 Views 27 Comments

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

# mayo-county-council - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo
# Cryptosporidium
# Cryptosporidium

Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo

Sep 3rd 2016, 10:19 AM 16,260 Views 110 Comments

Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.

# mayo-county-council - Friday 1 July, 2016

Careful out there - it's 1 July, and July is the worst month on Irish roads
# Killer Month
# Killer Month

Careful out there - it's 1 July, and July is the worst month on Irish roads

Jul 1st 2016, 6:15 AM 8,493 Views 12 Comments

Statistically, the last month of summer sees more fatal road accidents than any other time of year.

# mayo-county-council - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Keep the shades handy - here's how to avoid driving accidents from 'winter sun glare'
# Glaring Errors
# Glaring Errors

Keep the shades handy - here's how to avoid driving accidents from 'winter sun glare'

Jan 16th 2016, 12:01 PM 16,676 Views 23 Comments

Painful glaring sunlight is a hazard all to familiar for most drivers.

# mayo-county-council - Monday 22 June, 2015

Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land
# Resting Place
# Resting Place

Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:37 PM 23,292 Views 28 Comments

The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.

# mayo-county-council - Thursday 7 May, 2015

There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency
# Cryptosporidium
# Cryptosporidium

There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency

May 7th 2015, 7:45 AM 15,152 Views 63 Comments

The local council said that drinking water is a potential source of the disease.

# mayo-county-council - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them
# Belt Up
# Belt Up

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

Sep 6th 2014, 8:15 AM 20,103 Views 40 Comments

With temporary tattoos, of course…

# mayo-county-council - Sunday 6 July, 2014

'Every room is just rotten': Video shows how pyrite destroyed this woman's home
# Condemned
# Condemned

'Every room is just rotten': Video shows how pyrite destroyed this woman's home

Jul 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 30,901 Views 39 Comments

Despite the obvious structural damage to the house, Ita Brennan cannot avail of the government’s remediation scheme.

# mayo-county-council - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today
# Mock The Vote
# Mock The Vote

Here's what happened when a group of children held an election today

May 22nd 2014, 9:12 PM 14,176 Views 20 Comments

The children of Craggagh NS cast their ballots today. Here’s how it went…

# mayo-county-council - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Stuck behind a tractor? “Give them a break,” says Mayo County Council
# Slurry
# Slurry

Stuck behind a tractor? “Give them a break,” says Mayo County Council

Mar 13th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,786 Views 62 Comments

The council’s Road Safety Officer has appealed to motorists to exercise “tolerance” when caught behind farm machinery.

# mayo-county-council - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Lollipop used for road safety - but not as you might think
# Licking Good
# Licking Good

Lollipop used for road safety - but not as you might think

Dec 22nd 2013, 6:30 PM 15,841 Views 18 Comments

Mayo County Council hopes handing out ‘awareness’ lollipops will reduce road pedestrian deaths and decrease drunken brawls.

# mayo-county-council - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Council warns of the dangers of driving off into the sunset
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Council warns of the dangers of driving off into the sunset

Oct 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,383 Views 8 Comments

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.

# mayo-county-council - Friday 4 October, 2013

Reverse In, Drive Out: Mayo County Council warns of car reversing dangers
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Reverse In, Drive Out: Mayo County Council warns of car reversing dangers

Oct 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 15,339 Views 42 Comments

Seven people have died in the past number of years from cars reversing out of parking spaces according to the council.

# mayo-county-council - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Shoreside ‘sinkholes’ could pose a danger to walkers, campaigners warn
# Shell To Sea
# Shell To Sea

Shoreside ‘sinkholes’ could pose a danger to walkers, campaigners warn

Jul 16th 2013, 11:16 AM 15,628 Views 40 Comments

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 - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses

Oct 27th 2012, 3:44 PM 13,555 Views 139 Comments

“It will create outrage amongst the public.”

# mayo-county-council - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Achillhenge still standing, despite court order
# Achillhenge
# Achillhenge

Achillhenge still standing, despite court order

Sep 9th 2012, 7:45 AM 10,604 Views 31 Comments

Eyesore or novel attraction?

# mayo-county-council - Friday 18 May, 2012

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers'
# Boy Racers
# Boy Racers

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers'

May 18th 2012, 12:15 PM 5,812 Views 36 Comments

Some residents say their lives are being made a misery by late night anti-social driving behaviour.

# mayo-county-council - Friday 20 April, 2012

Won't somebody please think of the farmers?
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

Won't somebody please think of the farmers?

Apr 20th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,801 Views 65 Comments

Mayo County Council has a special appeal for road users – to give farmers room to go about their job at this busy agricultural season.