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FF comeback continues as survey shows no recovery for Labour

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A survey conducted by Ipsos/MRBI for the Galway Advertiser in County Galway, including Galway city, shows the Labour party struggling to recover from its disappointing showing in the 2016 General Election. The survey was conducted in late March and early April 2017.

Will the UK election be anything other than a Tory landslide?

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Last weekend, Insider enjoyed various documentaries and interviews commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the most extraordinary nights in political history - Labour’s landslide win in the 1997 UK general election. Now, two decades on, as the UK electorate goes to the polls again Insider sees some interesting parallels with 1997.

Labour councillors demand Shane Ross 'get involved' in solving bus strike

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As the bus strike drags into its second week, Galway city Labour councillors will bring a motion to the next Galway City Council meeting in support of the striking Bus Éireann workers, and demanding the Government "immediately take action to resolve the dispute".

Enda the line?

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny is facing a crucial few days that will decide when he will announce the date when he will step down a leader of Fine Gael.

Life after politics — no regrets as former senator takes up the mantle for Irish retail

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It was Arsene Wenger who is credited with saying that the life of a football manager is like living on a volcano, in that any day may be your last. The same can be said of political life, even if the volcanic eruption is slightly more regularised and comes at a time of expectation, not suddenly erupting, Pompeii-like.

Public meeting on childcare costs

Childcare costs are often the second biggest financial burden after mortgage or rent repayments, and a public meeting, organised by the Labour Party, takes place next month.

City council extends Vote of Sympathy on death of Fidel Castro

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Galway city councillors have extended a vote of sympathy on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, and this collective condolence will be extended to the Cuban Ambassador in Ireland, Hermes Herrera Hernández.

Penrose welcomes “success” of bankruptcy legislation

Labour Party TD for Longford-Westmeath, Willie Penrose, has welcomed the success of the bankruptcy legislation which he spearheaded in the 31st Dáil.

Ireland has nothing to fear from a Brexit

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"We must sow terror in the hearts of the Irish people," a senior Irish politician told Irish Independent journalist James Downey in 2001, explaining how the Republic's Government would reverse the people's No vote to the EU's Nice Treaty that year, and turn it into a Yes vote for the same treaty the year after.

Eamon Gilmore, Marie Mullen, and ConTempo to get NUIG honorary degrees

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Former Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, actor and Druid Theatre co-founder Maire Mullen, and the popular classical quartet ConTempo, will be among the recipients of honorary degrees from NUI Galway.

 

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