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There are 15 days to the UK general election, and as much of a feast as it is for political anoraks like Insider, and as much as he will enjoy binge-watching the coverage on BBC and Channel 4, it is at the front of his mind that the Irish General Election is itself, only months away.
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.
Ó Cuív accuses Michael Ring of ‘failure’ to spend funding ‘vital to the development of rural Ireland’
The “failure” of the Department of Rural Development to spend funding that is “vital to the development of rural Ireland” is “inexcusable”, according to Fianna Fáil Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív.
Despite what a leading Galway TD has called “a last minute spending spree” towards the end of 2017, €19 million of funds allocated to the Department of Rural and Community Development remains unspent.
Solidarity (the left alternative) has announced the selection of Jessy Ní Cheallaigh as its candidate for the upcoming election.
A grant allowing people in remote rural areas to buy high quality smoke alarms is being proposed by Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív, who wants those living more than 30 minutes away from a fire station to qualify.
Budget 2017 “will not make any significant difference” in providing better rural services and infrastructure, and at best only offers rural communities the, “crumbs from the rich man’s table”.
Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne has welcomed the positive result for water quality at Clifden in the Environmental Protection Agency latest report.
Election 2016 saw Galway West do two things it never did before - elect two Independents and, more significantly, elect two women, meaning Independent Catherine Connolly and FG's Hildegarde Naughton, join FF's Máire Geoghegan Quinn, as the only women to ever be returned for the constituency.
From Monday November 16, same-sex marriage will be legal and Insider is looking forward to attending the weddings of her friends in the LGBT community. This follows on from May's referendum, where Insider voted a wholehearted Yes.