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Office of Public Works a perfect fit for Boxer Moran

 

‘Something better could be found’

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The Great Famine of 1845-51 was, the Galway historian Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh tells us*, ‘a subsistence crisis, and a social calamity without parallel in the 19th century. It resulted in more than 1,000,000 dying of starvation and related diseases; and it ‘precipitated a virtual tidal wave of emigration that would see 4,000,000 flee the country during the following 20 years’. 

Is Ireland ready for a female Taoiseach?

I am writing about the above topic this week because recently we have had the obvious race beginning between the successors to Enda Kenny.

Galway East - who will emerge victorious from the internal dogfights?

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For many years Galway East was known as the dullest and most predicable of constituencies, reliably returning the same three TDs. Population growth and boundary changes saw the constituency gain a fourth seat in 1997, however, and this has given rise to some heated battles between the big two parties as well as seeing the emergence of Independent and Labour challenges.

Is Ireland ready for a female Taoiseach?

I am writing about the above topic this week because recently we have had the obvious race beginning between the successors to Enda Kenny.

 

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