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After Valentine’s there will be no love lost

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As we head into St Valentine’s Day many of the city councillors will have their eye on two dates - February 14 and June 5.

City council to host local elections exhibition

Local elections have been held in Ireland since 1899 and during March, City Hall will host an exhibition on local elections over the past 110 years.

What breed of Independent are you?

The American columnist Franklin P Adams wrote in 1944 that: “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”

Former mayor Martin Quinn quits politics

The former Fianna Fáil mayor of Galway Martin Quinn has announced that he will not be standing as an Independent candidate in the forthcoming Local Elections and that he is quitting politics.

Fianna Fáil candidates launch ambitious vision for city

The restoration of a healthy relationship between councillors and council officials, positioning Galway as a leader in the alternative energy sector, integrating the city’s diverse communities, and completing the Galway City Outer Bypass are Fianna Fáil’s priorities for the next Galway City Council.

Tomorrow might be the Independents day

As we near the crucial day, the people of Galway have a decision to make. Do they continue to support the old established parties or do they on this occasion have faith in the Independent community candidates?

Conneely challenges Callanan to give up his council gratuity payment

If Daniel Callanan is serious in his belief that the expenses system for councillors should be abolished he will refuse to accept the Galway City Council’s gratuity payment.

Walsh becomes new FG leader in city

Councillor Brian Walsh has been elected as the new Fine Gael leader on the Galway City Council replacing long serving former councillor John Mulholland.

Big names lose out in city

“What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better,” so said Wendell Phillips, the 19th century American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator, lawyer, and writer.

FF and FG still battling it out for control of county council

Meetings were under way last evening as both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil attempted to secure a majority grouping on the Galway County Council ahead of the local authority’s annual meeting tomorrow.

 

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