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Ryan wants enterprise hub in south Mayo

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Fianna Fáil's Cllr Damien Ryan wants to see an enterprise hub developed in south Mayo in the near future.

Woman who ‘unlocks’ people’s educational potential to run for Fianna Fail in local elections

The deputy leader of the Fianna Fail party has urged people to vote in the local elections for a woman who has spent her lifetime unlocking the educational potential of hundreds of people.

Fianna Fail representatives to hold public meeting on climate change

Fianna Fáil representatives from the Midlands region will host a public meeting on climate change and the future of Ireland tonight, March 21, in Athlone Institute of Technology, with the meeting to be addressed by leading experts on climate change from the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.

Funding cuts will be catastrophic for creaking public transport system

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Longford/Westmeath TD, Deputy Robert Troy, has called on Minister Ross to ensure that vital funding for transport infrastructure will not be cut as a result of the negligent overspend on the National Children’s Hospital.

McGuinness confirms MEPs vote to ban single use plastics

The European Parliament has voted through legislation to ban single use plastics like cotton buds, stirrers, plastic plates and cutlery, Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament has confirmed.

Galway worst affected as Carthy hits out at rural post office closures

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Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, has described An Post plans to close 159 post office branches across rural Ireland as an absolute scandal that must be resisted.

Gavin takes up the position of first citizen

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Fianna Fail’s Cllr Blackie Gavin was elected as the new Cathaoirelach of Mayo County Council at the local authorities annual general meeting on Monday in Castlebar.

Where is Europe going (and why you should be concerned)

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Insider has been closely following the Tweets of former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, especially since the onset of the Catalonian crisis, often replying to and commenting on his pronouncements. So is Insider ‘Trolling’ the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe?

Murphy calls for leadership on tracker mortgage scandal

Fianna Fáil deputy for Rosommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says the Government needs to make the banks admit that the tracker mortgage scandal is akin to fraud and to hold those implicit to account.

‘Mummy, What is that man for?’

A story is told that when William Ewart Gladstone, the great 19th century Liberal Parliamentarian and prime minister was on the campaign trail, delivering one of his marathon three-hour speeches, a little girl in the crowd turned to her mother and asked, “Mummy, what is that man for?”

 

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