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The Fine Gael/Labour Government has been accused of abandoning all pretence of providing a home for people in Galway city where there are now 3,597 households on the housing waiting list, an estimated 10,000 people have been on the list for periods of up to 12 years.
A senator and a Galway County Council seat in Connemara; three council seats in the city; and a councillor for Oranmore Athenry, and all for Sinn Féin, while Labour is on the ropes, bruised, battered, and both eyes blackened.
Acrimonious and bitter allegations of “underhand” and “sneaky” behaviour has erupted between the centre-right political groups in City Hall, ahead of tomorrow’s first meeting of the new council.
Seven new councillors were returned to City Hall in last weekend’s local elections, including three Sinn Féin candidates, the party’s best performance in the city in living memory.
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.
Independent councillor for Galway City East, Declan McDonnell is working with Renmore Gymnastics Club on its long-term plans to develop a purpose built gymnastics facility for their club.
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.
The Government must stop targeting the elderly with cuts which are causing fear and anxiety amongst older people in the community, according to Independent councillor for Galway City East, Declan McDonnell.
Funding to develop a 200 metre running track, along with training areas for the all the major sports codes, for the east side of the city is being sought.
Independent city councillor Declan McDonnell has lashed the Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly, for targeting the elderly for medical card reviews.