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Why Michael D deserves another term as Uachtarán na hÉireann

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Insider believes you should vote for Michael D Higgins on October 26 for a second term as president. Chances are you think that too: the polls have been nothing but encouraging; the President is regarded with affection by most; and his empathetic and ethical style lends itself to the challenges of the role.

Local Sinn Fein councillor resigns from political party

Cllr. Paul Hogan has resigned from Sinn Fein with immediate effect. In a prepared statement, the councillor acknowledged that he "pursued every avenue internally" before opting to quit the political party he initially joined in 1998.

Councillors call for special meeting to put planning back on the agenda

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The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie Gavin, has submitted a request for a special meeting of Mayo County Council to be convened on Monday July 30 in order to have planning items reinstated on the agenda for municipal district meetings of the local authority.

Domestic Well Grant severely under utilised

The Domestic Well Grant is under utilised and is a viable option for people in rural areas who want to secure and improve their water supply, Deputy Peter Burke TD has highlighted.

McFadden calls for more women in politics

The aim of getting more women involved in politics in Ireland is unfinished business, according to Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, who is encouraging all women to get involved in representing their communities.

Man who threatened to kill Galway politician gets suspended sentence

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Former Galway poilitician Lorraine Higgins has said that the upsetting experience of receiving death threats and online abuse was a line that should never be crossed, and she hopes it would not deter other females from entering politics.

McFadden challenges Mary Lou to stand up to bullies

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden (FG) has challenged Sinn Féin deputy leader, Mary Lou McDonald to stand up against bullying within her own party.

Throwaway line spurs Boxer to reveal personal struggles

 

Councillors welcome a ‘new beginning’ for Athlone

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approving the €3m westward one-way system for Church Street at Monday's meeting of Westmeath County Council in Mullingar (April 24).

Sporting success – Defence Forces remember – the passing of an icon

Well, last week it was all talk of Enda Kenny and what would he say and what would he do.

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