WESTPORT Well before lunchtime on Saturday, Fine Gael’s Deputy Michael Ring had a broad smile on his face at the count centre.
WESTPORT Michael McLaughlin is renowned – fondly – for his rather creative concept of timing, but his timing was just perfect this time around.
CASTLEBAR The seventh seat in Castlebar turned out to be the 31st and last seat filled on Mayo County Council.
WESTPORT Flanking Michael Ring, the triumvirate of Peter Flynn, Johnny O’Malley and Austin Francis O’Malley were all smiles shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday.
CASTLEBAR The announcement of the last seat on Mayo County Council saw jubilant Blackie Gavin supporters nearly lift the building
WESTPORT Long-time Fianna Fáil councillor Margaret Adams has dramatically told The Mayo News that it may be time for a new leader.
BALLINA While almost half the seats on Ballina Town Council were filled early, there was a long day in store before the final five winners were identified.
CASTLEBAR Sometimes initial tally figures can be deceiving, but there was no doubt from early on that Michael Kilcoyne and Frank Durcan were going to romp home in Castlebar.
BALLINA The result of the Ballina Town Council election, while loosely predicted, is an interesting one.
CASTLEBAR They might be Independents of different hues, but Michael Kilcoyne and Frank Durcan were able to share the limelight.
BALLINA While Fine Gael held four seats, but the story in Ballina was the election of Independent candidate Gerry Ginty at the expense of Fianna Fáil.