Search Results for 'Val Hanley'
10 results found.
Galway’s arts scene has long thrived on the input of countless cultured ‘blow-ins’ who landed here from near and far, and then enriched us all with their creative endeavours. New Yorker John Farrell, who has just relocated to Galway, is well equipped to carry on that honoured tradition and indeed he is relishing the prospect of doing so.
Peter Keane, a solicitor and former rugby player from the Taylor’s Hill area, is seen as the most likely candidate to stand for Fianna Fáil in Galway City West in the 2009 Local Elections.
For these local elections Fianna Fáil launched a new system of selection designed to ensure transparency, fairness, and an end to sitting councillors selecting below par running mates.
Not long after 9am on Saturday as the boxes were opened in Leisureland and the tallymen got to work, patterns began to emerge that would remain unaltered throughout the day. Galway was giving its backing to Labour, but it was not exactly punishing Fianna Fáil.
A private poll carried out by Fianna Fáil shows the party is in with a chance of taking two seats in Galway City West in the next local elections.
Could it be that the political resurrection of Val Hanley is almost complete? That in its hour of need Fianna Fáil are looking to him to help win back a seat in Galway City West?
First he was, then he was not, then he was again - Val Hanley’s Lanigan’s Ball style efforts to get on the Fianna Fáil ticket for Galway City West, finally paid off this week.
The restoration of a healthy relationship between councillors and council officials, positioning Galway as a leader in the alternative energy sector, integrating the city’s diverse communities, and completing the Galway City Outer Bypass are Fianna Fáil’s priorities for the next Galway City Council.
In Galway City West there is only one focus of interest - the last seat and who will get it. Will Fianna Fáil defy reason and logic and take the seat or will Fine Gael take two?
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland, in conjunction with Smithwicks, is giving the Irish public the chance to showcase their talent in the Stars Of Our Bars pub talent competition.