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Labour needs to watch its left flank

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The recent enlistment of Johnny Walsh, who served as an Independent councillor on Ballinasloe Town Council for the past 13 years, into The Labour Party, might seem like a ‘small fry’ incident in local parish politics, but it is in fact, far from that.

Labour links with trade unions to continue says Keaveney

The Labour Party’s links with the trade unions will continue despite a new Bill which seeks to restrict the financial donations made to parties according to Labour Galway East TD Colm Keaveney.

What have Labour ever done for us?

The shock resignation of ‘Super’ Junior Minister for Housing Willie Penrose in recent weeks has rocked the Labour Party in the lead up to the first Budget which the Coalition will soon deliver.

County council without Independents as Crowley moves to FG

Kilkenny County Council is without a single Independent councillor as of this week, following the decision of Councillor Pat Crowley, previously the only Independent, to join the ranks of Fine Gael.

Four Kilkenny nominations for the Senate

Now that the main event has been done and dusted the small matter of the Senate elections is now gathering momentum as local candidates are chosen to run for office.

MEP claims spectacular return for Government money at resource centre

Former Minister of Social Welfare, Proinsias De Rossa, returned to the Fr McGrath Centre last week for the first time in 15 years since he presided at the official opening of the Fr McGrath Centre in what was then little more than a one-storey derelict building.

Just six candidates will battle it out for the five seats, poll shows

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Brian Walsh, Eamon O Cúiv, Noel Grealish, Derek Nolan, Fidelma Healy-Eames and Catherine Connolly; these are the six candidates from whom the five successful T.D.'s for Galway West are expected to emerge, according to the Galway Advertiser poll published in today's paper.

Retail industry welcomes proposals from Fine Gael and Labour

Policies for the retail industry by Fine Gael and Labour are the right mix of measures to help retailers weather the recession, according to Retail Excellence Ireland.

Questions Galway’s Labour candidates must answer

This election marks the end of an era for Galway Labour. Michael D Higgins is hopefully heading for the greener pastures of the Phoenix Park. What may prove to be a gain for Ireland is certainly a loss for the Labour Party. For many on the Left Michael D represented the party’s “conscience”.

Questions Galway’s Labour candidates must answer

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This election marks the end of an era for Galway Labour. Michael D Higgins is hopefully heading for the greener pastures of the Phoenix Park. What may prove to be a gain for Ireland is certainly a loss for the Labour Party. For many on the Left Michael D represented the party’s “conscience”.

 

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