Search Results for 'Eileen Mannion'

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Connemara set for a FF/FG showdown

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With just over seven weeks to go until polling day the line-ups for the Local Elections in Connemara have begun to take their final shape.

Past experience of loss spurs Mannion to victory

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Missing out by just 14 votes in 2004 made Eileen Mannion something of a pessimist at the count centre at the weekend. Although the tallies showed that she was well placed to take a seat in Connemara, she wasn't counting any chickens until it was confirmed, as a direct result of her experience last time.

Blueshirt battle to get into the Dáil

In November 1982, Fine Gael had their biggest breakthrough in Galway West when it took two out of five seats. Since the 1987 General Election, the party has never looked like repeating that success - until now.

Verging on the ridiculous — council hedge funds well down as overgrown vegetation makes roads unsafe

Funding to cut roadside hedges and to cut back verges is down by more than 60 per cent and that’s why the county’s roads are quickly being overgrown by vegetation, angry councillors were told this week when they queried why hedges were being cut in some areas and not in others.

Grassroots - Healy Eames v Grealish at the next general election?

After the talking came the event and now after the event comes the talking again in the shape of the post-match analysis!

Could FG overtake FF in Galway West?

The thing about elections is that political anoraks can never get enough of them. The locals are just over and already speculation is going on about who might run for which party in the next General Election.

Connemara farmers ‘in limbo’ over REPS issue

A Galway county councillor, who says that Connemara farmers have been left in limbo, is now calling on Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food, Brendan Smith TD, to reinstate REPS.

Health forum chairperson accuses HSE of leaving Clifden without medication

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The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum has hit out at the local health authority accusing it of failing to put a contingency plan in place in Clifden to dispense medication under the State run Drug Scheme.

FG to tackle ‘paper cumann’ to win two seats in Galway West

Fine Gael is likely to run a new strategy at the next general election, one that will divide the city into a western and eastern half, in an effort to knock out Fianna Fáil and win two seats.


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