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'Yes' - Peter Butler
Following the decision taken by the Green Party to enter coalition Government talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in recent days, local political representative, Cllr. Louise Heavin, spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week, affording her views on the planned inter-party negotiations.
Insider is concerned that some seem to take too much pleasure when viewing our Government, and public behaviour, in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, and comparing it to the UK.
The former British prime minister, Harold Wilson, once mused that "a week is a long time in politics". Never in modern times has that phrase been so true.
Today, the 33rd Dáil meets for the second time, and again, no taoiseach will be elected and the process of government formation will continue for the coming weeks.
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford-Westmeath, Robert Troy, has called on the Government to outline what financial assistance is available to people whose homes and land has been affected by flooding.
The tally numbers on Sunday morning made for interesting reading as they came in - the swell of support for Sinn Féin's Rose Conway-Walsh was clear to see from early on when the Castlebar boxes were opened. The tallies divided the county in six different areas for the sake of the counting, Castlebar, Ballina, Westport, Belmullet, Claremorris and Swinford.
As soon as the early boxes were opened at the Mayo General Election count at the TF Royal Theatre last Sunday in Castlebar, it was clear there was about to be a big change in the political landscape in Mayo.
Reflecting upon the statistics which prevailed in the Longford/Westmeath constituency upon the conclusion of counting in the General Election 2020, voter turn out was almost three percent lower (60 percent) than the national figure of 60.9 percent.
General Election 2020 will mark the third time that Lisa Chambers has put herself before the people of Mayo in a general election - yet it all still feels very new to her, Chambers told the Mayo Advertiser this week: "I suppose, going back it was just 11 years ago when I joined Fianna Fáil and we were just talking about it with my team and I still feel very new, even though I am the best part of ten years in politics - I contested my first election in 2011 - you are learning all the time."