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Cannon calls for McDonagh to be made Freeman of County Galway

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Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has called for playwright and Oscar-winner Martin McDonagh to be made a Freeman of County Galway.

Support and scepticism from county councillors for Galway 2020 bid

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Galway county councillors have backed the city’s bid for the European Capital of Culture at a meeting on Monday following an update on the project from the bid team.

‘The Galway Resolution’ - An attempted coup by some county councillors

On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.

Oranmore councillors slam roads funding as ‘minuscule’ and ‘totally unacceptable’

The allocation of roads funding for Oranmore has been slammed as “minuscule” and “totally unacceptable” by the electoral area’s county council representatives who insist the system of distribution is unfair and should be based on traffic levels instead of length of road.

Frank Kearney to seek FG nomination as candidate

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Long serving Fine Gael activist Frank Kearney is to seek nomination to stand as a Fine Gael candidate in the 2014 Local Elections in the Oranmore-Athenry Electoral area.

Walsh pays tribute to Fine Gael councillor Jarlath McDonagh

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Galway West TD Brian Walsh has paid tribute to Fine Gael Cllr Jarlath McDonagh following his announcement that he will retire from politics at next year’s local elections.

Draft of new Oranmore Local Area Plan to go on display

The new Oranmore Draft Area Plan is going on display later this month in the Oranmore Library, the Lackagh Area Office and County Buildings, Prospect Hill.

Green light for new Gaelscoil in Oranmore

Gaelscoil de hÍde will finally get a proper school building with 16 classrooms, to be located in Oranmore, after county councillors granted outline permission for the development.

FG prepare for government with Galway West convention

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At a time when there is hardly any certainly in our political system, we can bank on one near certainty. Enda Kenny will be the next Taoiseach.

Can Oranmore go from blue to red?

The Labour Party will field two candidates in Oranmore in the hope of taking at least one seat here in June’s Local Elections. However will the party be able to overcome Fine Gael’s dominance in the ward?

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