Aidan Davitt
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

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Replies to Questions April 2014

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:35 AM

2.5           Cllr.Davitt:              To askWestmeath County Council to place new signage and look at widening the bridgeat Ballagh, Mullingar.


New signs have been ordered for this location and will be erected as soonas they arrive. There is no funding to widen this bridge.



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Replies to Motions April 2014

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:35 AM

5.3            Cllr.Davitt:               To call on Westmeath CountyCouncil to scrape the roadway and place gates at the rear entrance on the toprow of houses in Dalton Park, in order to stop dumping.


Westmeath CountyCouncil has carried out a clean up of service laneways in Dalton Pa...

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Minister Continues to Avoid Dáil Questions on Farming Sector – Ó Cuív

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:40 AM

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Éamon Ó Cuív TD, has criticised the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, for refusing to give replies to simple questions raised in the Dáil.



Deputy Ó Cuív said that last week the Minister refused to give an estimate of the expenditure in the existing Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS) in the years 2013, 2014 and 2015, even though no new members can join the scheme and...

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� Domhnaill Challenges Health Minister on Home Help Cuts

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:35 AM

Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has challenged the Minister for Health James Reilly on his disgraceful cuts to home help hours.


Speaking on a Fianna Fáil Private Members' Motion in the Seanad this week, Senator Ó Domhnaill said; “Older people and those with disabilities are appalled at the HSE plans to cut spending on home help services by €8 million between now and Christmas. This amounts to a reduction of up to 450,000 home help hours and whe...

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Reilly Must Explain Why September's 'Breakthrough' with Consultants has Turned to Dust - Kelleher

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:35 AM

Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has said there will be widespread disappointment at the breakdown in talks with Hospital Consultants on new work arrangements following the Minister’s declaration of a ‘breakthrough’ in negotiations less than four weeks ago.

Deputy Kelleher said: “It is clear now that Minister Reilly was misleading the public when he hailed his major breakthrough on September 17th, in an effort to divert attention from his disastrous handling...

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Events & Organisation News

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:30 AM

One Member One Vote Membership Form


You should by now have received your OMOV Membership Form in the post. The mailing will guide you through the process of confirming your membership of Fianna Fáíl, and includes a membership form for confirmation of your membership details, as well as a selection of quick and easy payment options, and a prepaid envelope for returning the form to Fianna Fáil Headquarters.


If you have any questions re...

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September Questions and Replies

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 5:40 AM

Cllr.Davitt: To ask the Council if it will address the road surface of the Curraghbrack Road, particularly as special development levies have been collected for this road.




Mullingar Area Office will include this road L17214 in its Routine Maintenance Works




Cllr.Davitt: To ask Westmeath County Council if it will examine the steel cover for stopcock on the pedestrian crossing at Domini...

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September Motions to Councils & Replies

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 5:35 AM

Cllr.Davitt: To call on Mullingar Town Council to write to the Department of Environment to consider changing the existing postal voting regime as due to forced immigration, all Irish nationals working abroad should be entitled to a vote in the next Election.




A letter can issue to the Department of Environment in this regard, if the Members are in agreement.



Cllr.Davitt: That Westmeath County Cou...

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Recent Motions to The Council & Replies

Posted on June 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Recent Question/Motions at Mullingar Town Council 26/6/2012


4.12 Cllr.Davitt: To call on Westmeath County Council to place a screen or flicker on Mullingar Town Council’s building to publicise events happening in the area on any given week.




The Market House is a protected structure and as such would require planning permission to place any structure on the building. It is unlikely that this would be forthcoming and there i...

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Recent Motions to the County Council & Replies

Posted on April 25, 2012 at 7:50 AM

Cllr.A.Davitt: To call on Westmeath County Council to outline what steps are to be taken to return normal water levels to the canal.




The Royal Canal is operated by Waterways Ireland and the Council has no jurisdiction over its operation or maintenance.


When the Royal Canal was operating from the early 1800s to the late 1900s, Lough Owel was the main source of water for navigation. The Royal Canal Company and its ...

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