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Despite what a leading Galway TD has called “a last minute spending spree” towards the end of 2017, €19 million of funds allocated to the Department of Rural and Community Development remains unspent.
Solidarity (the left alternative) has announced the selection of Jessy Ní Cheallaigh as its candidate for the upcoming election.
A grant allowing people in remote rural areas to buy high quality smoke alarms is being proposed by Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív, who wants those living more than 30 minutes away from a fire station to qualify.
Budget 2017 “will not make any significant difference” in providing better rural services and infrastructure, and at best only offers rural communities the, “crumbs from the rich man’s table”.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the positive result for water quality at Clifden in the Environmental Protection Agency latest report.
Election 2016 saw Galway West do two things it never did before - elect two Independents and, more significantly, elect two women, meaning Independent Catherine Connolly and FG's Hildegarde Naughton, join FF's Máire Geoghegan Quinn, as the only women to ever be returned for the constituency.
From Monday November 16, same-sex marriage will be legal and Insider is looking forward to attending the weddings of her friends in the LGBT community. This follows on from May's referendum, where Insider voted a wholehearted Yes.
TD Paul Murphy will be in Galway next week to address a public meeting on the issues of housing, water charges, political policing, and the “need for a political revolution” in the upcoming General Election.
PETER MANDLESON'S autobiography includes a photograph of him relaxing at Mick Jagger’s house. It is hard to imagine former Galway West Fine Gael TD Padraic McCormack ever wanting to hang around with rock stars. Instead McCormack has a genuine interest in the eccentricities that make otherwise unremarkable people, in unremarkable places, far more interesting than anyone photographed with the late Princess Margaret.
Election 2016 is the first general election in the State where parties have to ensure 30 per cent of their candidates are female, or face financial penalties, and now a campaign group is calling on Galway women to put themselves forward for election to Dáil Éireann.