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Hogan rubbishes election withdrawal rumours as ‘just wishful thinking’

Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Hogan has rubbished reports that he has been reconsidering his candidacy in the forthcoming General Election.

Rural Social Scheme delays leave local farmers high and dry says Rabbitte

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Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway East Cllr Anne Rabbitte says more than 150 farmers in the county are still waiting for their applications to be processed under the Rural Social Scheme.  She’s calling on the Department of Social Protection to intervene and ensure that these backlogs are addressed as a matter of priority.

STRAIGHT TALKING WITH...MARY O’Rourke

It is very difficult to start to think, talk, and write about politics at home when we have had such a weekend of terror and murder in Paris.

How will Brian Walsh’s departure affect Galway West?

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Dep Brian Walsh’s departure from politics this week, and consequent withdrawal from Election 2016 is both a curse and a blessing for Galway West Fine Gael, and will be seen as an opportunity, perhaps even a salvation, by Labour and Fianna Fáil.

Challenge to gender quotas - the saga continues

The biggest political bombshell of the last few days has been the legal challenge which is now being mounted to the legislation on gender quotas.

Brian Walsh not standing in General Election — Full statement

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Full Brian Walsh statement — “It is with deep regret that I have decided to withdraw my candidacy in the forthcoming general election in accordance with medical advice.

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. 

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. 

How Budget 2016 will affect the election in Galway and the State

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If there was one thing Insider, and everyone else inside the political bubble, was agreed on, it was that the Government would fight tooth and nail to ensure nothing overshadowed the Budget that was to form the cornerstone of its re-election bid.

Fine print reveals the flaws in Government messages

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Before the 'Send' icon was clicked, someone should have asked Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan if he wanted one final look over his press release welcoming Budget 2016, because concluding this happy statement, entitled Family-Friendly Budget Ensures Right People Benefit From Recovery, is one hell of a howler.

 

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