Archive for July, 2010

NASH TO BID FOR LABOUR SEAT IN LOUTH

Jul 24, 2010 Comments Off by Cllr. Gerald Nash

34 year-old Louth Councillor Gerald Nash looks set to secure the Labour Party nomination to contest the next General Election in the Louth constituency which now includes substantial parts of East Meath. Nash’s Dáil bid has secured the support of Drogheda’s Mayor Cllr. Paul Bell, Meath County Councillor, Eoin Holmes and Ardee Councillor Leonard Hatrick [...]

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COUNCIL SETS 31st JULY DEADLINE FOR RENEWAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION GRANTS

Jul 20, 2010 Comments Off by Cllr. Gerald Nash

Labour Councillor Gerald Nash has said that students who wish to continue availing of Louth County Council’s Higher Education maintenance grant scheme should send their completed applications for renewal in to the Council by the 31st July. Cllr. Nash said, “It is important that students note this deadline and get the relevant paperwork in with [...]

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RESIDENTS IN VILLAGES LIKE JULIANSTOWN MUST BE PROTECTED AFTER MAJOR FLAW UNCOVERED IN ROAD TRAFFIC ACT

Jul 18, 2010 Comments Off by Cllr. Gerald Nash

Urgent clarity is needed around the legal status of 50kph speed limits in villages on major national routes such as Julianstown in County Meath, after the uncovering of a major flaw in the Road Traffic Act 2004. Labour Party representative Cllr. Gerald Nash explained, “A major loophole in the Road Traffic Act 2004 now means [...]

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NASH WELCOMES PLANNING APPEAL DECISION ON ARDEE SHOPPING FACILITY

Jul 09, 2010 Comments Off

Despite the bust, the ‘build it and they will come’ mentality still alive and well in Louth Labour Councillor Gerald Nash has aid that the decision by An Bord Plenála to overturn a vote of Louth County Councillors which provided permission for a new retail development on the fringe of Ardee town “should be welcomed [...]

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ANTI-SPEEDING MEASURES WELCOMED FOR SHAMROCK VILLAS

Jul 08, 2010 Comments Off

Cllr. Gerald Nash has welcomed the introduction of anti-speeding measures on the Ballymakenny Road The measures, he said, which involve the painting of speed-bars on the road, are designed to make it safer for motorists to exit from Shamrock Villas. The Deputy Mayor said, “I have been working with local residents to provide a solution [...]

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