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'I am an optimist by nature'

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Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin made a whistle-stop visit to Galway last week, during which he sat with the Galway Advertiser and candidly reflected on Labour’s recent electoral travails while looking forward to restoring the party’s fortunes.

Children with arthritis being left in pain, says Murphy

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has highlighted the fact that many children with juvenile arthritis are left waiting in pain for up to three years due to a lack of rheumatology consultant posts in the country.

Galway Arts Centre Christmas party

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THE GALWAY Arts Centre will launch the festive season with a Christmas party on Thursday December 7, running from 8pm to midnight.

Murphy calls for leadership on tracker mortgage scandal

Fianna Fáil deputy for Rosommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says the Government needs to make the banks admit that the tracker mortgage scandal is akin to fraud and to hold those implicit to account.

Rural areas are being 'bled, bled, bled' says councillor

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A presentation on the Housing Capital Programme for Mayo County Council in the West Mayo region this week turned into a debate on the future of rural Ireland. Comments from the councillors followed a presentation by head of housing for Mayo County Council, Paul Benson. Achill based Fianna Fáil councillor Paul MacNamara said: "What about rural Ireland? If we build all these houses in urban areas are we going to close the door on rural Ireland? Of the 220 houses, there is nothing here for rural Ireland. The sites have to be acquired."

Just Guff - falling out of love with Fianna Fáil

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WHAT IS it like to be a dedicated member of a political party, working your way up through the ranks, believing in all the party stands for, and then, to see that certainty and belief shattered?

Burke raises Midlands tourism strategy in the Dáil

Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke (FG), secured a debate last week on the impending tourism strategy to cover Athlone and the Midlands.

Minister Bruton should withdraw threat to withhold funding - Troy

Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy says he is alarmed by Minister Bruton’s threat to withhold vital capitation funding from schools.

Murphy welcomes agreement to put an end to water charges

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has welcomed the deal to end water charges following agreement of a report from the special Oireachtas Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water Services.

Kenny to remain on as Taoiseach for now

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After one of the most testing weeks in his tenure as Taoiseach and indeed leader of the Fine Gael party, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he will outline his plans for his departure from the leadership of his party once he completes his trip to the United States over the St Patrick's Day holidays. Mr Kenny will be in Washington DC on Wednesday March 15 and Thursday March 16, with his meeting with US President Donald Trump scheduled for Thursday March 16.

 

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