Trans rights now! What Ireland - and Galway - can do

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Trans rights are human rights. You may or may not have come across this slogan before, but are you unsure of what it means? Then Insider is here to help by sharing her knowledge as a trans woman living in Galway.

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The City I Want Galway to be After Covid-19

Thu, Jul 09, 2020

Phyl Kennedy Bruen

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Is the new Government a first step towards a FF-FG merger?

Thu, Jul 09, 2020

The end of civil war politics. A cliché maybe, but one we have heard repeated ad nauseam in recent weeks following the decision by FF and FG to enter government together for the first time.

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Why Galway needs to talk about Columbus and slavery

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

In Galway, a debate over the historical correctness of the monument to Christopher Columbus in the Spanish Arch has been raised by People Before Profit.

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After Covid-19 - an opportunity to do things differently, and better

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

During these past months of Covid-19 Lockdown there has been a growth in media commentary about how, some day, the Irish economy and business model will return to normal, when the virus is brought under some measure of control.

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Ireland needs to tackle the racism on its own doorstep

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Ireland, claims Joyce's Mr Deasy, has the honour of being the only country which never persecuted the Jews. Yet it is an empty boast, as it turns out the bigoted Deasy has a punchline: "She never let them in."

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The City I Want Galway to be After Covid-19

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Niall Ó Brolchain

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Will councillors provide the strong leadership needed after Covid-19?

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

It has been more than 12 months since the local elections and Insider is assessing how the members of the current Galway City Council have performed and how the council has done.

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Is Fianna Fáil really the future?

Thu, May 28, 2020

Micheál Martin’s appearance on last Friday’s The Late Late Show was eagerly anticipated by many Fianna Fáil supporters. Since the earliest opportunity after the February's General Election, it was clear that the preference of Micheál Martin was to enter a coalition with FG and others.

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Greens select O’Reilly replacement for City Council

Thu, May 28, 2020

Niall Murphy will be the new Green Party councillor for the Galway City West Ward on Galway City Council.

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Going like Jacuzzis - a reflection on FF and FG's path to coalition

Thu, May 21, 2020

At the height of our artificially inflated economic boom, or Celtic Tiger, the owners of a prominent builders’ suppliers told a friend of mine that although the year was not yet over they were ‘amazed at the phenomenal amount of Jacuzzis’ they were selling.

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Is a second election the answer to Government formation stalemate?

Thu, May 21, 2020

The first 100 days is traditionally the point at which a new government gets its first provisional review and points to achievements to show it has hit the ground running.

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Government needs to prepare for, and be honest about, the scale of the coming recession

Thu, May 14, 2020

In mid-March, on introduction of the dramatic measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, Insider remarked that while the health aspects of the crisis would dominate the initial phase of the crisis, in the long run, this would go down as an economic crisis.

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Hoade welcomes FF decision to give party members vote in government formation

Thu, May 14, 2020

Fianna Fáil members in Galway have welcomed the decision by the party leader, Michael Martin, to give all members of the organisation a vote in Government formation.

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