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BOUNDARY CHANGES TRANSFORM MONAGHAN LOCAL POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

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7 Jun 2013 Comments Off on BOUNDARY CHANGES TRANSFORM MONAGHAN LOCAL POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
BOUNDARY CHANGES TRANSFORM MONAGHAN LOCAL POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

The local political landscape of Co Monaghan is set to undergo significant change under new recommendations announced last week. The four traditional geographical boundaries for local political purposes – North Monaghan, Mid-Monaghan, Clones and South Monaghan – are to be replaced by three divisions for the 2014 local government elections, when radical reforms introduced by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan will see the abolition of the county’s five Town Councils and a reduction in the membership of Monaghan Co Council by two to eighteen councillors. Three new ...