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People checking their local death notices to find out if Home Help restriction impacts the most vulnerable – Rabbitte

Elderly Galway constituents are monitoring the death notices to try to identify spare capacity in the Home Help scheme, according to local Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte.

People checking their local death notices to find out if Home Help restriction impacts the most vulnerable – Rabbitte

Elderly Galway constituents are monitoring the death notices to try to identify spare capacity in the Home Help scheme, according to local Fianna Fail TD Anne Rabbitte.

Tense council meeting expected after tables turned on FF/FG coalition plans

Tension will be high at tomorrow’s (Friday’s) inaugural meeting of Galway City Council after a weekend of drama which saw a grouping of Independents, Greens, and Labour combine to thwart plans by Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to take control of the council.

News faces in the chamber

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When the newly elected Mayo County Council holds its inaugural meeting early next month, there will be four new faces taking their seats after last weekend's elections. We take a look at the new fresher councillors.

Coming back for another swing

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Five years on from losing their seats as councillors, two new Mayo County councillors were tasting success in the count centre on Sunday, while one, who opted out last time, also regained his seat after five years out of the game.

Independent block hold the balance of power

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After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.

2020 profile and election set to influence choice of Mayor

Negotiations to shape the balance of power in Galway City Council are set to commence tomorrow in order to form enough support to select a mayor at the first meeting next week.

Duffy takes Ballina by storm and O'Malley strikes back in Westport

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After the drawn out process of the previous day - where most of the time was spent sorting ballots before the counting began things moved much smooter on Sunday, with the Westport count being completed in the early evening and the Ballina count not long after 10pm and just the Claremorris count which going by the tally figures looked a forgone conclusion wating to be finished in the early hours of the morning. 

Ballina promises to be a battle to the end

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Ballina has seen a large chunk of its current area hived off and it is probably for the best, with the towns of Foxford and Swinford now in the Swinford Electoral Area following the latest boundary commission report.

Westport breaks back by itself

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After being part of an electoral area that was almost as big as some counties for the past half-a-decade, Westport has returned to a more traditional electoral area shape after the jettisoning of the Belmullet area, to go it alone for the elections.

 

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