Tag Archives: Westport


Real Estate Alliance add four new offices to its roster

Estate agency group Real Estate Alliance has announced the addition of four new offices to its national roster. Real Estate Alliance (REA) is Ireland’s leading property group of Chartered Surveyors with over 50 branches nationwide, comprising many of the country’s longest-established auctioneers and estate agents. The group this week unveiled new offices in Clonmel, Westport, [...]

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Peter Anthony (Tony) Keegan

Household charge case adjourned

The case against a Mayo man who is the first person in the country to be prosecuted for non-payment of the controversial Household Charge has been adjourned. Peter Anthony (Tony) Keegan of Belclare, Westport, appeared before Westport District Court sitting in Castlebar on Thursday but the matter was put back to November 7 after Judge [...]

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Dorinish Island

John Lennon’s Mayo island for sale

The island where John Lennon once planned to retire to with Yoko Ono is up for sale for the knockdown price of €300,000. The deserted Dorinish Island – located off Co Mayo – is one of the most westerly of Clew Bay’s reputed 365 islands. Now deserted, it is on the market with Westport based [...]

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Enda Kenny

Property tax will be fair, insists Taoiseach

The planned value-based property tax will be as fair, affordable and equitable as possible, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted. The Mayo man said people will be informed of the new charge well in advance as he attempts to steer the Government away from a repeat of confusion around the introduction of water and household levies. [...]

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Smarter Travel

Smarter Travel areas announced

Transport Minister, Alan Kelly, has announced the results of a major new sustainable transport investment programme – the Smarter Travel Demonstration Areas. Limerick City, Dungarvan and Westport have officially become Ireland’s Smarter Travel Demonstration Areas 2012-2016 representing a city area, medium-sized town and small town. The three areas will see a combined investment €23 million [...]

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