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Ex-candidate charged with garda threats alleges evidence tampering

A former local election candidate charged with threatening two gardaí, alleged in court this week (October 12) that pertinent CCTV footage “may have been tampered with”, then dispensed with his solicitor, and was told to return to court in seven days “with a better solicitor than yourself” or else the judge would finalise the case the following week.

Mullingar to host Labour conference ‘09

Mullingar is to host the first national conference of a political party, when the Labour Party holds its annual delegate conference in the Mullingar Park Hotel from March 27-29 next year. The conference will provide a significant boost to the local economy, with 1,200 delegates, observers, and journalists expected to attend the three day event.

Fianna Fail tops poll but loses seat

Fianna Fail appeared to cut off their nose to spite their face in the Kilkenny electoral area of the county council as only two of the three Fianna Fail seats were returned to the party.

Green Party candidate slams budget fees proposal

The increase of registration fees is a “cynical cash-grab” attempt which will hurt Galway, a city whose economy is largely dependent on the student population, according to local election Green Party candidate, James Hope.

Greene calls for on-street parking charges to be scrapped

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Independent candidate Mick Greene has called on the council to reconsider several aspects of the Kilkenny on-street parking scheme before any further action is taken.


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First off Grassroots would like to congratulate Seamus Pattison and Brian Cody on the unique honour that was bestowed upon them last weekend when they were made Freemen of Kilkenny City.

Further delay on CAS scheme warns Greene

Independent candidate for Borough Council local elections Mick Greene has said there will be a further delay in the announcement of An Bord Pleanala's decision in relation to the Kilkenny Central Access Scheme (CAS), formally known as the Kilkenny Inner Relief Road.

Merry Christmas (War is Over!)

Opening scene of the Oireachtas Report Christmas Special, Minister McGuinness™ is at the front of a snow-covered Leinster House, surrounded by carol singers, ISME, IBEC, and the Public Sector Unions. He sings:

Amalgamation sees Fianna Fáil establish new cumann in Castlebar

The Fianna Fáil party in Castlebar saw the establishment of a new cumann in the town this week. On Monday evening a new Castlebar Fianna Fáil cumann was established when the Mícheál Ó Moráin and the Johnny Jordan cumainn amalgamated at a meeting in the Welcome Inn Hotel. But the amalgamation still leaves the Castlebar town cumann as a separate entity.

Greens offer new voice for new challenges for Westport

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Fergus McAllister was selected by the Mayo Green Party to run as a candidate for the Westport Town Council election this June. McAllister says that he will concentrate his immediate attention on supporting local businesses so that closures can be staved off and jobs can be protected.


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