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# mayor - Thursday 30 May, 2013

New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters

The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.

# mayor - Friday 4 January, 2013

From The42 NBA player sprains ankle after tripping on a waitress taking New York mayor's drink order at a Knicks game Hoops This post contains videos

# mayor - Friday 9 November, 2012

New Yorkers told to ration petrol

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

# mayor - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Children's referendum: Up to 2,000 people begin voting on islands

Islanders off the coasts of Donegal, Mayo and Galway will cast their vote today.

# mayor - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Amsterdam's cannabis cafes to remain open, says mayor

The government is planning to restrict cannabis sales by requiring residents to show identification when entering the shops.

# mayor - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Column: What does the Lord Mayor of Dublin actually do?

‘Few people turn the Lord Mayor down’. Andrew Montague explains what he was (and wasn’t) able to do during his year in the capital’s highest office.

# mayor - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The42 Canucks hockey star to take part in Vancouver Pride Parade Pride This post contains videos

Canucks hockey star to take part in Vancouver Pride Parade

Manny Malhotra will be joined at the event by Cutting Edges – the ‘only gay hockey club in Western Canada’.

# mayor - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Mayor of Poznan coming to Dublin to meet with soccer fans… Poznań This post contains images

Mayor of Poznan coming to Dublin to meet with soccer fans…

… he’ll also be opening a special Euro 2012 photo exhibition, and we have a sneak peek.

# mayor - Friday 29 June, 2012

New mayor for South Dublin County

Sinn Féin has hailed the election as a marker of the party’s surging popularity and grwoth.

# mayor - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Clonakilty "was like Venice" during floods

The Mayor of Clonakilty said that the flooding has devastated businesses and homes, flooded 150 cars and left the town looking like the aftermath of a tsunami. Douglas Village was also damaged in the floods.

# mayor - Monday 25 June, 2012

New mayors of Dublin, Galway, Waterford and Limerick elected

The two mayors, and one Lord Mayor, were elected this evening, with Fine Gael councillor Naoise Ó Múirí (pictured) elected in Dublin.

# mayor - Friday 22 June, 2012

Ireland's 'first openly gay mayor' elected

Cian O’Callaghan has been elected mayor of Fingal County Council.

Number of Dublin bikes to be tripled by Christmas

Dublin Lord Mayor Andrew Montague has made the announcement via Twitter this afternoon, on his last official day in office.

# mayor - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Need a break? Lunchtime bike ride to cycle through Dublin streets

The 6km cycle through the city centre today is taking place as part of National Bike Week.

# mayor - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

22-year-old becomes Ireland's youngest mayor

Green Party councillor Darcy Lonergan says she hopes to bring social growth as the new mayor of Carrickmacross.

# mayor - Thursday 31 May, 2012

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks Gulp This post contains a poll

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

# mayor - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland have directly-elected mayors? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have directly-elected mayors?

Nine out of ten English cities rejected the idea of elected mayors this weekend. Should Ireland be looking at introducing them?

# mayor - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Boris Johnson beats Ken Livingstone in London mayor battle

In an unexpectedly tight race, the Conservative politician won by 51.5 per cent of the vote to Livingstone’s 48.4 per cent.

From The Daily Edge Kildare boy becomes Ireland's youngest mayor Get Them Young This post contains images

Kildare boy becomes Ireland's youngest mayor

Attracting young people to politics has always been an obstacle but young Dylan Steele shows them how it’s done.

# mayor - Friday 10 February, 2012

London mayor dismisses Patrick's Day event as 'lefty crap'

Irish groups in London have said Boris Johnson’s comments were ‘contemptuous’ – but he says he appreciates and admires the Irish.

# mayor - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses

Labour TD Eamonn Maloney says he’s not “crusading” but refuses to claim expenses as a matter of principle.

# mayor - Monday 23 January, 2012

Emergency meeting over Dublin city bins 'disaster'

Dublin City councillors are angry with the city managers over how the bin collection service was privatised, saying residents are confused over what’s happening.

# mayor - Friday 13 January, 2012

Former Belfast mayor calls for end to 'shifty' handshakes

Tom Ekin has asked Northern Ireland’s leaders to reflect on how they shake hands as current practice could be sending out the wrong message.

# mayor - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Rome rioting said to cost over €1 million

Italy is counting the cost of yesterday’s riots as “Occupy” protests turned violent.

# mayor - Monday 19 September, 2011

Gardaí launch safer communities campaign as stations face the chop

Community groups have said that the possible closure of 200 Garda stations will leave older people feeling “more vulnerable and isolated than ever before”.

# mayor - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City Ambition

Alec Baldwin won't be the next mayor of New York City

American actor Alec Baldwin says he needs to go ‘back to school’ before trying his hand at politics.

# mayor - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin calls for the resignation of David Cameron Baldwin

Alec Baldwin calls for the resignation of David Cameron

The 30 Rock actor has taken to Twitter to express his opinions on the matter…

# mayor - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Lowry Jnr: Dad didn’t help me on road to mayor’s job

But TD’s son Micheál, newly-elected mayor of North Tipperary, added the Lowry surname hasn’t done his political career any harm.

# mayor - Monday 27 June, 2011

Brains behind the bike scheme is Dublin's new mayor

Labour councillor Andrew Montague has been elected at a meeting of Dublin City Council this evening.

# mayor - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin considers running for New York mayor after 'Weinergate' Mayor Baldwin?

Alec Baldwin considers running for New York mayor after 'Weinergate'

With the controversy surrounding previous mayoral favourite Anthony Weiner and his explicit Twitter pictures, there could be an opening for the 30 Rock star.

# mayor - Friday 4 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.