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Fine Gael’s postering reveals the hypocrisy of the climate emergency declaration

The Fine Gael-led Government is “hypocritical in the extreme” following their declaration of a climate emergency, according to EU Independent election candidate Dr Fidelma Healy Eames.

Fine Gael councillors hit out at Holmes' N5 fears

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Councillors from the Fine Gael party have hit out at fears expressed by independent councillor, Michael Holmes, that cost overruns in the National Children's Hospital project in Dublin could see funds earmarked for the N5 roads project diverted from it.

Popular councillor opts out of county councillor election to focus on medical recovery

Fine Gael councillor Frank Kearney has announced that he is withdrawing from next month’s council elections to focus on his medical recovery.

O'Mahony rules himself out of European and future elections

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Fine Gael Senator and former TD John O'Mahony has ruled himself out of the upcoming European elections taking place in May and in any future election.

Schoolbags back in fashion as the closure of rural post offices gives cause for political thought

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Little appetite for increasing N58 speed limit to 100kmh in Ballina MD

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Councillors in the Ballina Municipal District have expressed split views on the idea of asking Transport Infrastructure Ireland to return the speed limit on the N58 Ballyvary to Foxford road to 100kmh.

Patsy O'Brien throws his cap in the ring for FG nomination

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South Mayo councillor, Patsy O'Brien, has announced that he intents putting his name forward at the Mayo Fine Gael Selection Convention for the next General Election.

From tragedy to triumph... and repeat

Well, so many awful things have happened since we last spoke together, and yet so many hopeful, optimistic things have also happened. So, let us put them all in context.

The long road from the Bloody Code

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‘No person shall suffer death for any offence’ - no, it is not a medieval monarchical decree, it is in fact the first order of the Criminal Justice Act 1990. The Act prohibited capital punishment under all circumstances within the Republic for the first time. The death penalty had remained on the Irish statute books exclusively for the offences of treason and murder, but from 1990 onward those crimes would carry a sentence of life imprisonment. To say the 1990 Act ended centuries of capital punishment in Ireland would be telling only half the story.

Tragedy in Manchester shatters all before it

I am sure so many of you are heartbroken at the dreadful news of the carnage in Manchester. Twenty-two, mostly young people, at the Manchester Arena, killed and 59 injured, many of them seriously.

 

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