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The terrible weather brought out the best in us

I know, readers, that you are probably fed up with talk of the weather, but we simply have to talk more about it!

Cameron demands Government recognises State of Palestine

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Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.

Sporting passion gives way to a cold eastern chill

I am compiling my column this week late on Tuesday night and, so far, we have not had storm Emma or, indeed, storm anything except for very cold weather and some light snow.

Galway West - youth waiting in the wings for its chance

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So when is the next General Election? For 18 months after the 2016 poll we were told "There'll be an election in six months." The Government came perilously close to collapse just before Christmas, but now? It seems an election is further away, rather than coming down the tracks fast.

O’Brien wants immediate review of commercial rates

 

Brexit deal scuppered and a little dose of humble pie

Well, we all know Christmas is coming, but before that comes about, so much has happened in the past week that it is difficult to know quite where to begin.

‘I can’t overstate the incredible generosity of the public’

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Last Friday night was the occasion for COPE Galway’s annual Sleep Out where 30 of the city’s business and community leaders spent 12 hours sleeping on the streets in a venture that has raised €110,000 to date for homelessness services.

Galway patients 'twice as likely' to be waiting 15 months for hospital treatment

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Patients in Galway are almost twice as likely to be waiting for "unacceptably long periods", sometimes up to 15 months or more, for inpatient or day-case operations, as those in the rest of the State.

Varadker's calculated political decision to firm up middle class support for FG

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As we face in to the winter of 2017, Insider cannot help sense that as each week passes we are much closer to a general election than many politicians and political parties would really like.

Irish Army reduced to ‘greasy salesmen for dealers in death’ say GAAW

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The Galway Alliance Against War has expressed its deep concern that an Irish naval vessel has been sent to the world’s biggest arms fair to assist in the sale of military hardware and software.

 

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