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And we're off! Kenny confirms election on February 26

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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. 

‘The Galway Resolution’ - An attempted coup by some county councillors

On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.

Male rural TDs to rule Galway city?

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Could it be possible that after the General Election Galway city would have no political representation in the Dail? Yes, it is, and it would appear to Insider that three of the main political parties – Fine Gael, Fianna Fail, and Sinn Féin – intend it to be that way.

Floods abate – but storms of a different nature loom large

Yes, the floods have dropped in Athlone; however the acute danger remains. This week with its frost and dry weather will hopefully see a further drop in water levels but after that, who knows?

Floods abate – but storms of a different nature loom large

Yes, the floods have dropped in Athlone; however the acute danger remains. This week with its frost and dry weather will hopefully see a further drop in water levels but after that, who knows?

IrishJobs.ie survey forecasts how Ireland will look in 10 years time

An IrishJobs.ie survey of more than 2,500 people, both workers and jobseekers, has forecasted how Ireland will look in 10 years time, revealing great optimism and clear views on work, life, and much more.

Hell and high water —Town braces itself as Shannon rises

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Athlone is bracing itself for heavy floods this weekend after confirmation that flood levels will rise to those recorded in 2009, when they caused damage in excess of several miilion euro.

Taoiseach tells Dail Galway A&E is 'not fit for purpose'

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital as not fit for purpose and said staff there are working under "extraordinary conditions".

Lorraine Higgins calls on Sinn Fein to persuade IRA to give its fortune to those who suffered at its hands

Senator Lorraine Higgins today said that Sinn Fein should use whatever influence it has with the IRA to ensure that monies left over when they allegedly disbanded is distributed to deserving causes both in Northern Ireland and the Rep of Ireland.

 

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