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Solidarity announces Galway City East candidate

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Conor Burke has been selected as Solidarity's candidate for the Galway City East ward in next May's Local Elections to the Galway City Council. His campaign will focus on housing, homelessness, inequality, and mental health.

Responding to the Insider article on Repealing The Eighth

If I were an alien that had just arrived on earth from another planet and read the Talking Politics article in last week’s Galway Advertiser entitled “Repealing the Eighth and the right to autonomy over ones’ own body,” I’m sure I would be marching on the Dáil in an effort to repeal the “draconian laws” you describe in this article. However I am not and I would like to point out a number of flaws in the article.

Repealing the Eighth and the right to autonomy over ones' own body

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This week Insider is going to address one of the most contentious issues in society. For 33 years, the Eighth amendment has been an issue which has split the people right down the middle - which is why most mainstream politicians have shied away from outlining their position on it.

Keep the election posters close at hand

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As the dust settles on Election 2016, we have a political landscape unlike any seen since the 1950s. The days of the two and a half party system ended in 2011, but further fragmentation of the political landscape sees seven parties and a large number of Independents occupy the 32nd Dáil.

Boxer delivers knockout punch to take a seat in Dáil

 

Will Galway, and Ireland, go Left?

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A lot has been written in the run-up to the Election 2016 about which parties will make up the next government. Will Enda Kenny get another five years? Could Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil form a coalition? Or could Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael put Civil War politics aside and go in together?

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. 

Housing crisis to be raised at AAA public meeting

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The housing crisis, water charges, and inequality will be the focus of a pre election public meeting organised by the Anti Austerity Alliance this Thursday at 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel.

Water charges issue ‘hasn’t gone away’ AAA warn Labour

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Environment Minister Alan Kelly’s comments that the issue of water charges “has gone off the agenda” has been ridiculed as “wishful thinking” which shows “how out of touch Labour and Fine Gael are from the vast majority of the population”.

Joe Higgins to speak at public meeting in city

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Joe Higgins TD will address a public meeting organised by the Anti Austerity Alliance in the Westwood Hotel, Newcastle, tomorrow [Wednesday December 2] at 8pm.

 

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