Category Archives: County Council Work

Political Archive (County Council work

County & Municipal Motions by Cllr O’Connell —Municipal Motion 13/Dec’18 [passed]— “That this Council agrees to include the village of Foulkesmill and its environs as a viable unit within the Engineer’s district boundary of New Ross; With suggested environs (subject … Continue reading

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Local Town Resident Marie Doyle to be Sole Female Municipal Councillor

Local town resident Marie Doyle, is to become both the sole female and Sinn Féin municipal councillor in New Ross, when she is co-opted on to the County Council in January. She is replacing outgoing councillor Oisín O’Connell – who … Continue reading

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My final ever Municipal motion passes unanimously – no hard border through Foulkesmill…

That this Council agrees to include the village of Foulkesmill and its environs as a viable unit within the Engineer’s district boundary of New Ross; With suggested environs (subject to Engineer’s confirmation of practicality) including the road and areas  North … Continue reading

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My county motion passed: inclusively & respectfully remembering “the Wild Geese” on 11/November

This council, recognising: – the historical impact of the Irish who – like the Wild Geese – have fought abroad throughout the centuries, out of necessity or commitment; – the sacrifices and traumas of both fighters and survivors of those … Continue reading

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My County motion passed: archiving of substantial policy documents by @wexlibraries

In the interests of transparency and accountability: [ammended: “substantial”] policy documents adopted by Elected Members of this Council, will be archived online permanently – in an accessible manner for the public. As I understand that Wexford County Archive (run by … Continue reading

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I am resigning from @WexfordCoCo — @wexford2day @southeastradio @slaney_news @lgiuireland @newrossstandard

(My statement at end of meeting today) Today is my last County meeting as Councillor. Over the last year, I’ve been increasingly aware of the three areas needing focus in my life: family, personal projects and work, and politics. Regarding … Continue reading

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My @newrossstandard clippings: @EducateTogether, #EugeneONeill fest, Housing, Transparency, Finance, SF Motion

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FYI, Average Wexford Co. Cllr Pay & Expenses last year: FG €31,624 | FF €29,532 | Lab €25,480 | Non €24,427 | SF €22,708 | PbP €21,674

(All figures and calculations rounded to nearest euro; PbP has 1 Cllr, sum of outgoing & incoming; SF includes retiring cllr full year) Fine Gael (9 Cllrs): €31,624 Fianna Fáil (11 Cllrs): €29,531 Labour (2 Cllrs): €25,480 Non-Party (6 Cllrs): … Continue reading

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Recent news clippings: dumping, Anti-Social behaviour, WD-WX railway/greenway, broadband, & PESCO

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Call for Applications Wexford – Music Generation Development Officer. Deadline: 12 noon on Monday, January 15, 2018

This is a great opportunity for someone dynamic and with a passion for music education, to join Waterford and Wexford ETB at a time of exciting change in the music education landscape in Ireland.Wexford County Council and the Arts Office … Continue reading

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