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Galway will never have seen a city council like the one that gathers in June for the first meeting in City Hall after the Local Elections, and yet, from a certian point of view, it will be a council that is strangely familiar.
Ollie Crowe has conceded that Fianna Fáil will only be coming back with three seats in the new Galway City Council, the same number the party had at the start of this election campaign.
Independents, female candidates, and Fianna Fáil stand poised as the main winners when the votes for the 2014 Local Elections in Galway city are counted this weekend; but Labour is fearful it could be reduced to just two councillors in City Hall.
Fianna Fáil local election candidate for the Galway City West ward, David Burke, has welcomed increased speculation this week that Ireland could secure the Rugby World Cup in 2023 which would potentially involve the hosting of games at Pearse Stadium in Salthill and provide a much needed boost of approximately €20 million to the economy of Galway city.
With 24 hours to polling day Labour teeters on the brink of collapse, Fianna Fáil on the edge of recovery, and Sinn Féin and Independents ready to make significant electoral breakthroughs.
With three weeks to go to polling, there is much to play for across each of the three Galway city electoral wards. Poster campaigns are now in full flow and candidates are falling over each other for the affections of voters on the doorsteps.
Moves which could potentially have led to the privatisation of the Knocknacarra Community Centre have been halted. A chance now exists for locals to put forward ideas on how the centre can be run.
Water charges are not about water conservation, but about profit as the as yet unknown standing charge will have to be paid even if a household uses no water.