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He admits Election 2016 "will be fiercely fought", but Labour's Galway West TD Derek Nolan is determined to make "a passionate, positive case" on the doorsteps over the coming months in an all-out effort to defend his Dáil seat.
Fine Gael will hold its selection convention for Galway West on Sunday June 7 with six candidates looking likely to compete for a place on the party ticket.
A seventh route for the highly controversial N6 Galway City Transport Project is being considered following the groundswell of opposition to the six routes already proposed.
Work is set to begin on the €7.1-million Claregalway Flood Relief Scheme as the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, is due to sign off on a review of environmental assessments.
Last night sitting Mayo Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony announced his intention to seek a nomination to run in the Galway West constituency in the next General Election. The decision by the TD who has been elected twice in Mayo, in 2007 and 2011, had been expected after a large swathe of his territory had been annexed by the Galway constituency following the 2012 Constituency Commission report. The changes also saw Mayo drop from a five seater constituency to a four seater constituency.
A €7 million coastal walkway between Salthill and Silverstrand will take a step closer to becoming a reality when a public consultation process is announced in the coming weeks.
An electorate fatigued by years of unrelenting economic bad news and grinding austerity; disenchanted with the Government’s failure to tackle the failings of the political system and engage in meaningful reform; the lack of a coherent alternative from an Opposition that has, at its heart, a party still tainted by its role in the economic crash and still toxic for many; a surge in support for ‘Others’ manifesting itself in both opinion polls and local election results.
The Galway Hospice is the “solution to hospital-overcrowding crisis”, but if the Government “fails to see this” it raises “serious questions about this administration and its commitment to health-service reform in Galway”.
There is an outdated assumption that formulating a party’s ticket for an election is a straightforward process. The incumbent TDs will spearhead the attack, flanked, meanwhile by a couple of no-hope sweepers from the remote reaches of the constituency.
Current proposals for the N6 Galway City Transport Project have proven divisive but two groups of people will be firmly united in support of the plans - lawyers and consultants.