April, this was a very busy month for the Mayor of Whitegate, and especially the Whitegate Twining Team, with Mr. Eddie Tucker at the helm, for a resounding success in our twining week for gusts from Pechabou, in France. There was a lot of business generated from the result of this event, its about putting Whitegate/Aghada on the tourist map with our French connections, and jobs in the local tourist industry, we must fight our own corner, The Whitegate Mayor concluded.
April, The Mayor arranged with the County Councillars, Pat Buckley, Sinn Fain, Noel Collins, Ind.,to attend the Friday Club to answer questiond from the membership of the club. Councillars from the main parties were unable to attend.
April,The Mayor,on behalf of resident complaints from Roches Point village, with regard to the pot holes on the road surface, forwarded to the Snr. Exec. Engineer, Cork County Council.
April, The Mayor, addressed a meeting of the new County Forum, he spoke about a strong voice to be heard for residents who are living outside the City and Towns where public money is not being spent, we have sub – standard roads,volinteers doing the work of the Councils, not being re-imbursed for expenses, this has to change.
Note on the above, The Council has agreed to re-imburse volinteers.
May, Sunday 3rd, Queen of the May, a time honoured tradition in Whitegate village, The Mayor presented a gift this morning to the chosen queen.