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The morning is over and it is well into afternoon now. Already we are looking at changes in the city’s political landscape - and also at how some things remain the same.
Fifty candidates are competing for 18 seats across the city's three electoral wards, but in reality, only half that number can truly be considered contenders. While the city is not expected to make sweeping changes to the make-up of its local government representation, some new faces are likely to feature when the new council meets in June.
Standing in the middle of the betting ring in the race track in Ballybrit on a balmy summer's evening, admiring the show put on by the bookmakers, is a sight to behold.
Outspoken TD Ruth Coppinger will officially launch the Local Election campaign of Conor Burke, who is running for Solidarity in the Galway City East electoral ward.
Conor Burke has been selected as Solidarity's candidate for the Galway City East ward in next May's Local Elections to the Galway City Council. His campaign will focus on housing, homelessness, inequality, and mental health.
Solidarity (the left alternative) has announced the selection of Jessy Ní Cheallaigh as its candidate for the upcoming election.
By late Tuesday morning there was little point in political anoraks hashtagging their Tweets with #GE17 anymore - unless they were tweeting along the lines of 'Well that's #GE17 averted then' - after Frances Fitzgerald resigned as Tánaiste, and spared the State a Christmas General Election.
Theresa May's 'seemed like a good idea at the time' but in reality, reckless gamble, to call an early election in Britain, resulting in the Tories losing their majority, caused Leo Varadkar to resist any temptation to call a snap election in the Republic, after his elevation as Fine Gael leader and Taoiseach.
TWO SALTHILL natives - Conor Burke and Melanie McDonagh - have created a series of works taking an irreverent look at the social, seasonal, and architectural icons of Salthill itself, for their new exhibition, Amusement.
The issue of the water charges is set to the the most contentious issue in the formation of a new Government, a spokesman for the Galway We Won’t Pay Campaign has said.