Search Results for 'Charles Haughey'

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Bypass bridge to be renamed Cumann na mBan Bridge


Geoghegan Quinn denies Ansbacher bank account claims made under Dail privilege

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Former Minister, European Commissioner and Galway West TD Maire Geoghegan-Quinn strongly denied last evening that she had an Ansbacher account or a Guinness and Mahon bank account.

MGQ - many believed she would have been an ideal Taoiseach

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I am probably the worst kind of voter that the enthusiastic canvassers could meet. I do not vote for a party, but for a personality, or for a candidate whom I feel will do a good job. I admire politicians. I know that ninety-nine per cent of them are motivated by public service, and genuinely believe that they can effect change. Some of them actually succeed in bringing about change; but it is a long, hard slog.

Heaney and O’Brien head impressive list as Cuirt 2013 promises to be best ever

Edna O’Brien, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, three of the titans of contemporary Irish literature, are coming to Galway for the 2013 Cúirt International Festival of Literature from April 23 to 28.

The Country Girls

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Edna O’Brien’s classic coming-of-age novel The Country Girls is on its way to the Town Hall in a critically acclaimed staging by Waterford’s Red Kettle Theatre Company.

A nation disgusted and distracted – but focus must return to creating jobs

Fianna Fail in government was corrupt. Previous findings against former Taoiseach Charles Haughey have now also been applied to other party members, specifically our own Castlebar native and ex-government minister and EU commissioner, Padraig Flynn, while ex-taoiseach Bertie Ahern has been found to have been “untruthful” relating to his financial affairs.

Curtain falls on old era as Cassidy bows out of politics

After witnessing the elevation of his protégé, Robert Troy to the Dail last month, the 29-year political career of Castlepollard businessman Donie Cassidy ended this week in bittersweet fashion after he failed in his efforts to be returned to the 24th Senate.

Have your say, on your role, in the history of Galway

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For many people history is the big events - 1916, the War of Independence, the hunger strikes - and the major political personalities, be they Éamon deValera, Charles Haughey, or Ian Paisley, but that is not the full story.

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