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Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.
Insider has been a keen observer of the political scene for well over 40 years, and, up until recently, thought he had seen and heard it all. There were many contenders for the ‘Brass Neck’ award over the years - from Charlie Haughey’s ‘doing the State some service’ to Ray Burke’s ‘line in the sand’ to Bertie Aherne's ‘won it on the horses’.
A referendum to repeal or retain the controversial Eighth Amendment of the Constitution is no longer a matter of if, but when. What happens between now and the yet to be decided referendum date, is a long campaign by all sides in the argument to win the hearts and minds of voters.
As the political temperature soars to levels usually only seen when we approach the end of a five year Dáil cycle, Insider has decided to offer the benefit of his wisdom to the main political parties on how they should approach the forthcoming election, which, based on recent events, cannot be delayed much longer.
Longford-Westmeath Independent Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is paying little attention to the criticisms of Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, saying he will wait for the Irish electorate to pass judgement on him after the lifetime of the present Government.
Galway city centre came to a standstill yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon as the city paid its last respects to former minister Robert Molloy who died last weekend aged 80.
Seven inpatient and 10 day case admissions were cancelled at University Hospital Galway as part of the regional hospital’s contingency plan to deal with the nurses’ strike, which was due to have taken place on Tuesday.
As the festive season approaches it is not only turkeys which are facing an uncertain future; politicians are also of a nervous disposition as they face the verdict of the electorate in the early weeks of the New Year.