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From council house to Minister for Housing - Penrose goes the whole distance

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The constituency of Longford-Westmeath celebrated its first seat in Cabinet in almost nine years this week when Deputy Willie Penrose received his seal of office from President Mary McAleese on Wednesday night (March 9) in Áras an Úchtaráin.

Yes, Minister

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THE worst kept secret in local politics was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon when Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan landed the plum job of Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government.

Connemara can’t live on beauty alone, says new force Kyne

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He may not be as long on the scene as Éamon Ó Cuív, he’s not quite the ‘new kid in town’ that is Derek Nolan, and he may not be as outgoing as Noel Grealish, but Sean Kyne has become the quietly emerging figure of Galway politics, who this week took his first steps on the national stage.

Hogan stays tightlipped on his role in the new Cabinet

Kilkenny Fine Gael Deputy Phil Hogan is remaining tight-lipped about his chances of receiving a senior ministerial seat this week.

National wetlands park would alleviate Shannon flooding – Naughten

The establishment of a national wetlands park would alleviate flooding from the River Shannon and offer hope to communities in the catchment of the river basin, according to Fine Gael General Election candidate, Deputy Denis Naughten.

Ann Phelan should not need to battle for last seat — Burton

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Joan Burton this week, told the Kilkenny Advertiser that she didn’t expect to see Kilkenny Labour candidate Ann Phelan battling it out for the last seat as she believes that Cllr Phelan will be elected well before that.

Hibernia College workforce increases by twenty per cent

A Castlebar native who is making his mark as one of Ireland’s leading online education providers, has increased his workforce by 20 per cent to meet growing international demand.

Most important election in fifty years, Kenny tells Ballina rally

Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny, told a rally in Ballina on Saturday that this was the most important election in Ireland in 50 years.

Good news for McGuinness as Martin welcomes ‘opinionated TDs’ to Fianna Fail

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Job creation must be ‘first priority’ says Grealish

With unemployment rising and emigration becoming a reality once more, the next government’s priority must be on job creation.


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