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Will the PDs gift control of county council to Fianna Fáil?

The PDs may be about to be swallowed up into the bowels of Fianna Fáil, but if this happens, they will guarantee the Soldiers of Destiny the right to control the Galway County Council after the 2009 Local Elections.

Big Brother Big Sister in call for volunteers

The Big Brother Big Sister Programme is seeking volunteers to mentor children and young adults in Galway city and county.

Cannon says he made party change in time for locals

Sen Ciaran Cannon has said he brought forward his decision to join Fine Gael in order to support Cllr Mogie Maher and other local representatives in the run-up to the Local Elections.

Inside the Maze

WITH A fresh inquiry under way into the murder of loyalist paramilitary leader Billy Wright in the Maze prison in 1997, a book by William McKee sheds some light on the murder from the inside of the prison, as well as life in the infamous Maze throughout the Troubles.

The battle lines are drawn for June 5

The Government decision to combine the bye-elections with the Euro and Local elections considerably raises the stakes for all political parties on June 5. Voters’ verdicts will determine the fate of all party leaders and the timing of the next General Election.

The battle lines are drawn for June 5

The Government decision to combine the bye-elections with the Euro and Local elections considerably raises the stakes for all political parties on June 5. Voters’ verdicts will determine the fate of all party leaders and the timing of the next General Election.

The battle lines are drawn for June 5

The Government decision to combine the bye-elections with the Euro and Local elections considerably raises the stakes for all political parties on June 5. Voters’ verdicts will determine the fate of all party leaders and the timing of the next General Election.

Gormley criticised for housing aid grants slash

The Minister for Environment and Local Government John Gormley has come in for sharp criticism from Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny regarding payments to Mayo County Council for funding under the housing aid grants administered by local authorities. The situation is so dire at present that Mayo County Council does not have the financial resources to continue approving grants leaving many people without the necessary funding to carry out essential repairs to their homes.

Minister says he has no intention of abolishing town councils or the Seanad

While on a visit to Kilkenny this week, Minister at the Department of the Environment and Local Government, John Gormley told reporters that he had no intention of proposing the abolition of town councils although the proposal is contained in the McCarthy Report.

 

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