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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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The Rose-Rock story: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy vs Pink Rock names for New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, explained

A timeline and summary of the New Ross N25 Bypass bridge, public discussion of names, and naming process. (1993, 1994) 2018: Mammoth River Barrow Bridge Will Be Made Up of 27,000m3 of Kilmacow Concrete – …the Killkenny People writes … Continue reading

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Newsletter: #LiadhForPresident, @JPPhenan’s Puckoon, PO closure, Media round-up, waste by-laws, #TreesForWexford

“Liadh Ní Riada is a true friend of Wexford” Cllr Johnny Mythen –  (see photos of Liadh in Co. Wexford here) “I thought I’d woken up in a Spike Milligan novel”: in Foulkesmill village, Minister John Paul Phelan’s boundary commission … Continue reading

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[Update 6/July] @IrishWater issues Conservation Order (hosepipe ban): 8am Fri 6/July->midnight Tue 31/July as drought continues

Irish Water appealing to everyone to conserve water as drought conditions continues across the country and National Water Conservation Order Comes into effect Driest June on record in the Phoenix Park since 1850 with Met Éireann forecasting drought conditions to … Continue reading

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My speech in favour of allowing Conscientious Objection on Abortion (motion 95) at #SFAF18

Update: for clarity, this is the entire original text, with parts edited into 90 second speech in bold. Speaking in favour of Motion 95, with reference to 93, but independent of it. Motion 93 seems to effectively place the default … Continue reading

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On the retiring of Cllr Anthony Kelly today…

Cllr Kelly is someone I look up to. His experience has taught me and grounded me. His sense of humour has been a light in the darkness. And his strength of character and spirit has been an inspiration – no … Continue reading

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#Town&VillageRenewal Scheme 2018: Calling all Community  Development Groups in Co. Wexford

(From @WexfordCoCo )                 In order to prepare for an anticapated announcement in 2018 the Community Section of Wexford County Council intends to hold 4 Open Workshops – one in each of the … Continue reading

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Leading national housing campaigner for Gorey Meeting, this Thursday

Sinn Féin spokesperson on housing Eoin Ó Broin T.D. will join with Cllr. Johnny Mythen to address solutions to the county’s housing crisis at a public meeting which will be held in the Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Gorey this Thursday … Continue reading

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Council left fighting rearguard action, to cover government housing inaction – O’Connell

In advance of Wexford County Council’s Special Meeting on Housing this Friday, Cllr Oisin O’Connell has criticised the overall lack of investment by central government, leading to what he calls a “rearguard fight” being left up to the County Council, … Continue reading

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