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Charity quits Renua after just three months

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Three months after joining Renua, Galway county councillor James Charity has sensationally quit Lucinda Creighton's party, accusing it of "U-turns on its water charges policy" and for failing to support him on "issues of local importance".

There is plenty of fight in Fianna Fáil, says Dara Calleary

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Fianna Fáil’s Mayo Dáil deputy Dara Calleary has rejected claims that his party is in turmoil and facing a possible leadership challenge due to its continued poor showing in the opinion polls.

‘Life led me away from writing another novel until now’

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Percy Bysse Shelley once famously declared that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world”. While he may have been boosting his own profession with the remark, history furnishes quite a few examples of authors who were actual legislators.

Why Joan Burton is the best choice for Labour leader

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Insider is, this week, looking at the contest for the Labour leadership, from a Labour perspective, in the aftermath of what was a disastrous election for the party in which it lost three seats on the Galway City Council.

Laurent Binet - Heydrich, history, and me

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AT ITS heart, HHhH, the debut work of French journalist Laurent Binet, is about Reinhard Heydrich – head of the Gestapo and criminal police in the Third Reich, deputy leader of the SS, and Protector of Bohemia and Moravia, administering the Nazi occupation of what is now the Czech Republic – and Operation Anthropoid, the British backed plot to assassinate him.

Sinn Féin Ard Fheis to bring two thousand delegates to Mayo this weekend

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The first Sinn Féin Ard Fheis to be held in the west of Ireland will take place in the TF Hotel and Theatre, Castlebar, this weekend. The two day event will see up to 2,000 people coming to the county town for the occasion.

Bank write-downs urged at Ballynacarrigy-based AGM

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A local TD has called for mortgage debt write-downs of up to 30 per cent, it was revealed this week.

Western Care announces Mary O’Rourke for Candlelight Ball

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Western Care have announced former politician Mary O’Rourke as the guest speaker for their upcoming Candlelight Ball which takes place on Saturday, February 9. Former celebrity guest speakers at the ball include An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, sports commentator Micheál O’Muircheartaigh and Mary Davis of the Special Olympics. The Candlelight Ball is a solid fixture in the Castlebar social calendar.

Mary O’Rourke wins at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards

Westmeath local Mary O’Rourke was named as a winner at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2012 which took place on Thursday November 22.

Kitt calls for a Yes vote on the Fiscal Treaty referendum

Galway East Fianna Fail TD Micheal Kitt has called on the people of Galway to vote yes on the upcoming fiscal treaty referendum.

 

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