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The 2004 Local Elections heralded sweeping changes on the Galway City Council - eight new faces, two new parties in Sinn Fein and the Greens, and a new alliance to control the election of Mayor.
A public meeting to discuss the possibility of setting up a Galway Mortgage Holders Association to represent the growing numbers of mortgage holders getting into difficulties will be held this Monday in the Westwood Hotel at 8pm.
Galway voters should make the upcoming local elections a referendum on the city outer bypass, according to Fianna Fáil TD and chairman of the Oireachtas Transport Committee, Frank Fahey.
Galway must be ready to take advantage of the rise of research and development industries, but it can only do so when it overcomes the old mentality that industry should only be located on the city’s east side.
Councillors have cost this city €2.13 million over the last five years while the mayoral transport is costing €209,000. It is time to call a halt to councillors’ expenses and abolish this “gravy train” system.
The outcome and the aftermath of tomorrow’s Local Election in Galway city will be determined by the performance of Fianna Fáil, for that will impact directly on how Labour and Fine Gael do.
The biggest ward in the city could prove to be the most dramatic. The battle for the final seat is likely to be a showdown betweenLabour, which needs this seat to become the largest party in City Hall, and Fianna Fáil.
As we near the crucial day, the people of Galway have a decision to make. Do they continue to support the old established parties or do they on this occasion have faith in the Independent community candidates?
In Galway City West there is only one focus of interest - the last seat and who will get it. Will Fianna Fáil defy reason and logic and take the seat or will Fine Gael take two?
If Daniel Callanan is serious in his belief that the expenses system for councillors should be abolished he will refuse to accept the Galway City Council’s gratuity payment.