Fri, Mar 27, 2015
The chairperson of Fianna Fáil in Mayo says he believes there will be no overruling decree from headquarters in Dublin on who the local party should send forward for the next General Election.
The Fianna Fáil selection convention in Mayo was scheduled to take place last Sunday, but was cancelled at short notice on Friday morning, via a letter from party headquarters to members stating more time was needed to consult with the party locally on the best election strategy.
Party leader Micheál Martin had indicated that a two-candidate ticket was the preferred option in Mayo and for some time, Castlebar based Cllr Lisa Chambers and sitting TD Deputy Dara Calleary were widely regarded as sure things for selection.
It was a game that had it all and then some more, bar the desired result for Mayo as a late, late Brian Hurley goal saw Cork steal the two points from this national football league encounter in Pairc Ui Rinn. Mayo looked to be heading back up the road with a valuable win under their belts as the game ticked towards injury time. But the hosts had other ideas, Conor Dorman ghosted in behind the Mayo rear guard and flicked the ball across the face of the goal, where the Castlehaven man was arriving just at the right time to flick the ball to the back of the net and condemn Mayo to their third defeat of this years league.
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Fun running just keeps on growing in popularity with scores of events now taking place at any time throughout the country.
World famous conductor and organist, Mark Duley, is to perform in St Patrick’s Parish Church, Newport, with his choir Collegium on this Sunday evening (March 29).
So, the Seanad survived the chop, the people have spoken or to be more exact around 40 per cent of them have. The right to vote and shape the future of our country is something that was struggled for for hundreds of years, but when two questions to shape the future direction of democracy and the legal setup of the nation was asked, 60 per cent of the people didn't even bother to show up and have their say.
There was considerable interest in a Main Street property in Ballyhaunis at the first Connacht Property Auction of the year.