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Seismic! Earthquake! Meltdown! Some of the words being used to describe the outcome of last week’s General Election. With the results still being digested, it is too early to go into a detailed analysis – Insider hopes to return to that once the various tallies, results, and exit polls have been parsed – but the headline outcomes are quite stark.
As sure as the sun rises in the morning, Eamon Ó Cuív will be re-elected. However the Dáil he faces will enjoy no such certainty, as an angry electorate rejects the Government, and no single party holds enough seats to lead a majority, Government. For Dep Ó Cuív though, this could be the makings of a much stronger, more effective parliament.
General Election 2016 comes at a critical moment for Ireland. Decisions made in the next Dáil will have major impacts on Irish people and shape the future for a considerable time to come.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been working closely with the Department of Health on Marian House for the last number of months. There is no danger of Marian House closing and HIQA will work with the facility to extend deadlines until funding is secured for the facility. This had been communicated to the management on a number of occasions, said a spokesperson for the Taoiseach this week.
Following the throwing out of the so called Galway Resolution in December 1920, by which some Galway county councilors attempted to reject the authority of the newly elected Dáil, to rescind the process of passing on the rates' revenues to the Dáil (rather than to the British authorities); and to absurdly propose to bring the War of Independence to a close by directly offering to negotiate with the British prime minster David Lloyd George, the council'c vice-chairman, Alice Cashel, was arrested almost immediately.
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has criticised the Government for its failure to implement a statutory agency with responsibility for co-ordinating the management of the Shannon River.
Dep Colm Keaveney has written to the Taoiseach requesting an urgent recall of the Dáil to debate measures necessary to address the national flooding crisis.
It is very difficult to start to think, talk, and write about politics at home when we have had such a weekend of terror and murder in Paris.