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People of The Tribes: Meet Sharon.

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My name is Sharon Nolan, I’m originally from Roscommon but I’ve been living in Galway city for almost 10 years by now.

Action group to contest rural bus stop closure

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A new action group has been established to challenge a decision to close rural bus stops between Kilrickle and Ballydangan which are a lifeline for the local community.

Increase in number of fines for parking illegally in disabled spaces

The number of Garda fines for motorists who park illegally in disabled parking spaces has doubled in Galway in the past five years, according to a local disability campaigner.

Keane v Ó Tuathail - there can only be one winner

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If Micheál Martin wants to avoid becoming the first leader of Fianna Fáil not to become Taoiseach, then a second seat for his party in Galway West is key to avoiding this.

Protest and criticism meet student accommodation rent hikes

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A claimed 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation has led to fears that Galway students could be paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, when the new academic term starts in September.

Who is running in Galway West at the next election?

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Theresa May's 'seemed like a good idea at the time' but in reality, reckless gamble, to call an early election in Britain, resulting in the Tories losing their majority, caused Leo Varadkar to resist any temptation to call a snap election in the Republic, after his elevation as Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach.

General Election 2016 – transfers show old ideologies and allegiances are eroding

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While it will not surprise Galway readers that an Independent-Left candidate made the final cut in Donegal - due to the county’s continual ‘No’ line on almost everything governmental - the election results in Galway West told a similar story. In fact, while the establishment parties are working to claim a majority, the detail in the transfers tells a different, and quite revealing, story.

Galway West expected to go down to the wire

Galway West stands on the brink of electing its first female TD in almost 20 years, but while the omens are good for Independent Left councillor Catherine Connolly, her route to the Dáil is by no means certain, as Sinn Féin and the Social Democrats are also eyeing that same seat.

Dramatic count ahead as election promises to be most exciting in decades

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Galway West stands on the brink of electing its first female TD in almost 20 years, but while the omens are good for Independent Left councillor Catherine Connolly, her route to the Dáil is by no means certain, as Sinn Féin and the Social Democrats are also eyeing that same seat.

Give me the chance to build a new alternative, says O Tuathail

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After many years abroad it is great to be home and raising my family in Galway. I have always been driven to maximise my impact on society but I never thought I would ever be asking my neighbours for votes. In my career, I’ve worked on major health reform in the English NHS. I’ve built infrastructure all over the world. More recently, I moved home and set up my own software business here in Galway.

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