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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.
The dust has settled; the new Government has come through its first 100 days; Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and US president Barack Obama have been and gone; Garrett the Good, Declan Costello, and Brian Lenihan - three icons of Irish politics - have passed to their eternal reward. What a first six months of 2011 this has been.
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.
What happens to Fine Gael senator Fidelma Healy Eames tomorrow, when Galway West goes to the polls, could determine the entire outcome of the election results in the constituency.
One of the key battles in Galway West for Election 2011 will not be Fine Gael versus Fianna Fáil, or Labour versus Catherine Connolly, but the battle for a seat between Fine Gael’s two city candidates.
GUBU. Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented. That’s how a period of turmoil involving Charlie Haughey was defined in the 1980s. It does not come close to describing events since Christmas.
At a time when there is hardly any certainly in our political system, we can bank on one near certainty. Enda Kenny will be the next Taoiseach.
Fine Gael has been regularly referred to as the “Family at War”, and with the party’s election selection convention for candidates to contest the General Election in Galway West imminent, it has really pushed the boat out to live up to this billing.
It is almost 30 years since Fine Gael last won two seats in Galway West and the party has never come close to repeating that success in any election since those lofty days of the early 1980s.
Those wondering if Fine Gael’s Pádraic McCormack would be standing at the next election may have received their answer as the long serving Galway West TD has been elected chairperson of the FG Parliamentary Party.