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Last Friday saw much fanfare in the USA, and among Irish-based Americans, for the Independence Day celebrations, but in Ireland a dominant theme of political discourse - even close to two months after the local the European elections - is more of Independents’ Day.
Contorversial Galway senator Fidelma Healy-Eames will not be renewing her membership of Fine Gael, almost a year after she was expelled from the FG parliamentary party.
Brian Walsh’s re-admittance to the Fine Gael parliamentary party and the favour of the Taoiseach took another step forward during the latter’s recent visit to the city.
Galway voters may not have the chance to vote for former Galway GAA football manager, Dep John O’Mahony, as a Dáil candidate in the 2016 General Election. Instead he may become a European candidate for the North-West.
Dissident Fine Gael TD Brian Walsh could find himself as a key member of a new political party in Ireland, but its possible formation depends on a vote facing the Dáil in the autumn.
Fine Gael will choose who is to be co-opted onto Brian Walsh’s Galway City Council seat at a convention this Tuesday at 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel.
To say the Galway West count centre in Leisureland was an epic drama which made War And Peace and The Lord Of The Rings look like minimalist short stories is an understatement.
Galway is unlikely to receive any cabinet or junior ministerial posts under the next government as the county’s four Fine Gael and two Labour TDs lack enough experience.
Opinion is split within Fine Gael over whether or not Pádraic McCormack should be added to the party’s Election 2011 Galway West ticket.
Despite being unceremoniously dropped from the Fine Gael ticket for the forthcoming General Election, Pádraic McCormack is refusing to concede that this marks the end of his time in politics.