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Eamon Ó Cuív will top the poll in Galway West; Derek Nolan has lost his seat, Fidelma Healy Eames fourth attempt to enter the Dáil has failed, and Galway might be about to elect it's first woman in more than 20 years, and it's first Sinn Féin TD in almost a century.
According to the local pundits, the final seat in Galway West is looking like a straight battle between Sinn Féin and Labour. So will Connemara senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh take the seat held by city based TD Derek Nolan? Insider believes the outcome is too close to call but a look at the race raises some interesting questions.
Caroline Whelan meets Galway based impressionist Shane Cunningham
RENMORE'S CLARE Celine Quinn will make her New York debut in Carnegie Hall when she performs 'Parla Piu Piano', from the soundtrack to the film The Godfather, on Easter Sunday, March 27.
AS ELECTION placards leer at us from every lamp-post, and vote-wheedling leaflets are daily stuffed through our letterboxes, The Kenny Gallery’s new exhibition of Irish political posters, flyers, and assorted ephemera from down the years, could hardly be more topical.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning confirmed that the general election will take place on Friday, February 26. The Taoiseach made the announcement this morning in the Dáil before he departed to go to Aras an Uachtarain to ask President Michael D Higgins to dissolve the 31st Dáil.
Depending on your point of view, Labour's Derek Nolan is destined to crash and burn, or is Galway West's great survivor, who in spite of all, will defy the odds and trends, and retain his seat at Election 2016.
Feericks Victuallers, a traditional butcher shop on 40 Lower Newcastle Road, is getting ready to close its doors for the final time after more than 40 years in business.
Galway bade farewell to its favourite golfing son Christy O’Connor jnr this week when thousands of mourners paid their last respects to this iconic sporting hero.
Tributes have been flowing in for legendary Galway golfer Christy O’Connor Jnr who died unexpectedly while on holiday in the Canaries this week.