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Galway political anoraks will not have failed to notice how Fianna Fáil councillor Ollie Crowe has taken over from his brother, Cllr Michael J, as the ‘Face of the party in the city’, these last three years.
Plans for a greenway between Ballinasloe and Galway has taken another step forward after Galway county councillors gave their approval to an agreement which will allow the National Roads Authority to begin the design process.
Bringing more industry to the Loughrea electoral area, promoting the wonderful tourist products of South East Galway, and creating jobs are the key issues for Fine Gael councillor Jimmy McClearn who has been re-elected to Galway County Council.
The Sisters of Mercy should hand over property it owns on College Road to establish a commemorative garden for the women who endured time in the city’s Magdalene Laundry.
A presentation was made to the Shamrocks Hurling Club in Ballyhale in County Hall recently to mark their prowess in the National Club Championships. Chairman, Cllr Michael O’Brien, hosted the event.
On Monday The Green Party unveiled its election team for the 2009 local elections - the first political party in Galway to do so. However the party look unlikely to make any increase on the one seat it secured in 2004.
While Fianna Fáil has yet to find a running mate for Peter Keane in Galway City West, the main attention of Fianna Fáilers and Galway political anoraks is focused on who the party will choose in Galway City Central.
With the New Year now firmly entrenched, Galway’s politicos - Insider included - have only one thing on their minds - June’s Local Elections.
Martin Quinn’s days in Fianna Fáil may be coming to a close as the former mayor is currently deciding whether or not to stay in the party or run in the June’s Local Elections as an Independent.
Cllr John Connolly and Ollie Crowe are the Fianna Fáil candidates for Galway City Central, a ward which rivals Galway City East for competitiveness and which has been rightly dubbed ‘The Group of Death’. Only one of them will survive the Local Election on June 5.