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Mayo 1916 Centenary to put spotlight on inspirational Kathleen Lynn

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A special committee set up to organise the 1916 centenary events in Mayo plans to tell the incredible story of a Killala woman, who is perhaps one of the county's greatest unsung heroes.

Geoghegan Quinn denies Ansbacher bank account claims made under Dail privilege

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Former Minister, European Commissioner and Galway West TD Maire Geoghegan-Quinn strongly denied last evening that she had an Ansbacher account or a Guinness and Mahon bank account.

EU Commissioner to speak at Galway BMW lunch

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EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn will be the guest speaker at BPW Galway’s annual summer lunch on May 16.

Travel expenses scandal exposes farcical lack of accountability in political salaries

What is most galling about the use of tax-payer funded travel expenses by our Independent TDs and members of the Technical Group in Dail Eireann that has come to light of late, is not so much the fact that such misappropriation of funds occurred, but that the deputies in question so adamantly justified their entitlement to use public moneys in this way.

The inspiring business of Women For Election

Last weekend while the men enjoyed the football, a group of women were tucked away in a hotel in Galway, following an intensive course in politics.

BPW to have its summer lunch in aid of Galway Hospice

BPW Galway launches their Annual Summer Lunch to be held on May 18 in the Ardilaun Hotel and will have Gemma Hussey as its guest speaker with the proceeds of the raffle on the day going to Galway Hospice.

State largesse welcome in Mayo but private sector growth still essential

When Enda Kenny became Taoiseach last March of a country facing economic ruin, talk was that the little largesse available to him would barely register on the home front. In contrast to the Fianna Fail-led governments that allowed party members such as Padraig Flynn gain the 'Pee Flynn Ring Road' moniker, those whose political persuasion matched that of our current homegrown Taoiseach were not expected to garner much in the way of spoils, given that so few were actually available for divvying out.

New learning experience for GMIT business students on Dail visit

Business students at GMIT enjoyed a trip to Dail Eireann recently as part of an ongoing programme of student engagement with civic society and business organisations, arranged by lecturers Clodagh Geraghty, Michael J. Shovelin, Shane Byrne and Caroline Clarke, Department of Business, GMIT Castlebar.

Phelan — It’s hard to say good-bye

It was with mixed emotions that Labour Deputy Ann Phelan left the council chambers for the last time this week, as she made her way towards pastures new in Dail Eireann.

New councillor for Labour Party on Monday

Following the election of Ann Phelan to Dail Eireann for the Labour Party last month, a new Labour Councillor has been chosen to take her place on Kilkenny County Council.

 

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