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Fianna Fáil to choose city election candidates next week

their names forward to run for Fianna Fáil in the 2014 Local Elections, but there will be competition for places as the party will only run six candidates next year.

The local elections of 2014 - they are sooner than you think

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With around two years to go before the next local elections, political parties will already be focusing on their representative candidates and their prospects of success in what is likely to be a highly formative election.

Famine victims should not be forgotten by this generation

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It’s Thursday night which means it’s Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh, the night when the city’s indie music fans are out to hear Gugai spinning the very latest music by the coolest alternative bands.

Anger, praise and blame at Fianna Fáil meeting

Fianna Fáil party members in Galway West let off steam against the party hierarchy, the former Government, and even Éamon Ó Cuív, at a meeting in Moycullen on Monday.

Is Crowe sick of politics?

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What is Michael J Crowe up to now? First there was the ‘I’m sick of trees’ comment, then there was the one man battle against the Galway Alliance Against War, and now he says he is “winding down” from politics - this is despite having three years left of his term as a councillor.

Thirty day career boost changes mindset about job seeking

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Twelve people from Galway city and county came together recently to participate in a community supported job seekers programme. Some had lost their homes due to the economic crises with each person having been unemployed for an average of 10 months. The common bond between the group was the hope of bettering their circumstances with the sole objective of finding jobs.

Survey shows it will be a Guaranteed Irish Christmas

There is good news for Irish companies this Christmas as a recent survey has shown that a staggering 71 per cent of consumers will be making a conscious effort to buy Irish products this year. The survey, which was commissioned by leading Irish hamper company Town & Country Hampers, revealed that when faced with two similar products of different origin, consumers are more likely to choose the Irish product every time. The survey indicates that consumers have become more aware of the importance of purchasing Irish products with more than 92 per cent of those asked stating that they are now more conscious of where the products they buy come from.

Survey shows it will be a Guaranteed Irish Christmas

There is good news for Irish companies this Christmas as a recent survey has shown that a staggering 71 per cent of consumers will be making a conscious effort to buy Irish products this year. The survey, which was commissioned by leading Irish hamper company Town & Country Hampers, revealed that when faced with two similar products of different origin, consumers are more likely to choose the Irish product every time. The survey indicates that consumers have become more aware of the importance of purchasing Irish products with more than 92 per cent of those asked stating that they are now more conscious of where the products they buy come from.

30-day career boost for job seekers

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An exciting new programme to unlock the potential of job seekers has been launched in Galway. Potential participants taking part in this 30-day career boost project, which starts on November 8, will enjoy taking part in a parachute jump, climbing Croagh Patrick, and visiting an active Dáil Éireann session. There will be kayaking, mountain trailing, bio energy sessions, charity events, brainstorming talks in addition to a variety of problem-solving activities and sample interview preparations - all complemented by appropriate and extremely beneficial career tips throughout the 30 days.

The new Fianna Fáil in Galway

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A recently constructed report on the state of the Fianna Fáil organisation in urban areas throughout Ireland told party members something many already knew - cumann are largely inactive or non-existent in cities and large towns.

 

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