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Galway worst affected as Carthy hits out at rural post office closures

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Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has described An Post plans to close 159 post office branches across rural Ireland as an absolute scandal that must be resisted.

Murphy slams Fine Gael for ‘vicious attack’

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy has hit out at An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for what he deems a “vicious and untruthful attack” on Fianna Fáil in relation to spending promises.

Govt accepts FF motion on flood prevention and insurance

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Flood Relief Eugene Murphy has welcomed the Government’s acceptance of his motion on flood prevention and insurance which he brought forward during Private Members time in the Dáil last week.

Call for Fianna Fáil Dáil deputies to block closure of Áras Attracta

A Sinn Féin county councillor has called on the two Fianna Fáil TDs from the constituency to block any moves to close down the Áras Attracta facility in Swinford that currently is home to more than 90 residents. Sinn Féin's Gerry Murray made the call at the July meeting of Mayo County Council's Housing Strategic Policy Committee.

Sinn Fein or Labour for final seat in Galway West?

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According to the local pundits, the final seat in Galway West is looking like a straight battle between Sinn Féin and Labour. So will Connemara senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh take the seat held by city based TD Derek Nolan? Insider believes the outcome is too close to call but a look at the race raises some interesting questions.

Calleary hits out at Fine Gael over IWAK

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has hit out at Fine Gael for refusing to commit to a long term financial programme for Ireland West Airport Knock. Despite local Government TDs consistently patting themselves on the back, the fact of the matter is Fine Gael has done nothing to secure the long term security of the airport said Calleary.

New Year’s Resolutions 2016? You decide...

Hello to everyone post-Christmas 2015 as we face into the new year.

Looking back, and looking forward

Christmas is essentially a time for looking back but also a time for looking forward.

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Last Saturday I was in Salthill for a few hours. It has been about two years since I was in Salthill last. I was amazed again at the grandeur of it; the wide Atlantic breaking in; the long and lovely promenade. 

Paddy likes to know the story

Last Saturday I was in Salthill for a few hours. It has been about two years since I was in Salthill last. I was amazed again at the grandeur of it; the wide Atlantic breaking in; the long and lovely promenade. 

 

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