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

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.

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

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.

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

'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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

'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.

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

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…

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Mayo County Council criticised for Household Charge court summonses

“It will create outrage amongst the public.”

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

Achillhenge still standing, despite court order

Eyesore or novel attraction?

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

Video: Mayo County Council uses CCTV to catch 'boy racers' Boy Racers This post contains videos

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.

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

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.