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There are 15 days to the UK general election, and as much of a feast as it is for political anoraks like Insider, and as much as he will enjoy binge-watching the coverage on BBC and Channel 4, it is at the front of his mind that the Irish General Election is itself, only months away.
BRIGHT SUNSHINE, as it always seems to do, greeted the Monday evening commencement of the 42nd Galway International Arts Festival, and there was a full house at the Black Box for the festival’s first show, the world premiere of Least Like the Other - Searching for Rosemary Kennedy.
Despite the fact that Labour city councillor Billy Cameron is not contesting May's Local Elections, he could well prove to be the most influential figure in determining the outcome of the final seats in Galway City Central.
“I'm not from a political family of candidates of yesteryear. I'm not what people expect a politician to look like - but the personal is political. Politics affects all of us and I believe we should have candidates that look like what modern Ireland looks like.”
Excitement was palpable at the Menlo Park Hotel at the annual Kumon Galway City West Awards ceremony where families from every continent, and those native to Galway, convened. Deputy Mayor Cllr Mike Cubbard presented the awards.
The world has changed a bit since the first time that Galway had a mayor named Pierce.