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Sinn Féin's Gerry Murray is new chairperson in Claremorris District

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Is the harmonious accord between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin in the Claremorris Municipal District a 'glimpse of the future' at a national level? quipped Independent councillor Richard Finn at the electoral area's AGM on Wednesday.

Farcical scenes as councillors row over seating arrangements at €450,000 chamber

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It was not a day when our local politicians covered themselves in glory. A debate on where some elected members of the Galway County Council would sit in the newly refurbished council chamber was succinctly summed up by Republican Sinn Féin representative, Tomas O Curraoin, who labelled the whole matter a joke, and likened the behaviour of some councillors to small children. "If kids were in junior infants, they would be arguing about where they were sitting," he said

No levies demanded by Irish Water from Mayo County Council

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Mayo County Council has received no correspondence from Irish Water demanding the payment of levies collected by the council from developers as contributions towards water and sewerage works. Sinn Fein Cllr Gerry Murray raised the potential of the utility company demanding the levies at Monday’s meeting of the council, following a report in a national newspaper on Sunday. Cllr Murray asked what would be the financial consequences to the council if such levies were demanded by Irish Water.

Hot water — extremely heated scenes at City Hall during water charges debate

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A discussion by Galway city councillors on two different motions regarding the opposition of water charges and the dissolution of Irish Water led to some ugly scenes at City Hall this week, with one Fine Gael councillor labelling the Sinn Féin party as ‘hypocrites.’

Council budget passed despite Sinn Féin opposition

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The 2015 budget for Mayo County Council was passed at Monday’s reconvened budget meeting of the council after it was put to a vote twice.

Army could help break-up petrol stretching operation — Mulherin

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The assets of the organised criminal gangs behind the petrol stretching scam need to be seized and put into a fund to compensate motorists whose engines have been wrecked by adulterated fuel.

Three short plays about IRA internal security

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THE INTERNAL security procedures of the now defunct Provisional IRA (1969-2005 RIP) have lately been subjected to a certain amount of criticism. Even Gerry Adams has admitted “mistakes” were made.

Sinn Féin councillors hit out at ‘politically motivated’ campaign

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Two Mayo Sinn Féin representatives have hit out this week at what they described as a calculated campaign to use an alleged sexual abuse victim as a political pawn to stop the rise of their party.

GRASSROOTS: Would lowering property tax only benefit the well off?

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Wednesday September 17 saw an historic and crucial meeting of the Galway City Council take place with regard to the Local Property Tax. Irish democracy had a great outing and Insider was there to see and report on it.

Galwegian to be commemorated at hunger strike event

A County Galway man, Tony D’Arcy, will be among the Republicans commemorated at the National Hunger Strike commemoration in Derrylin, Fermanagh, this Sunday.

 

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