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“If Connaughton had only been named Sue or Seamus or Michael, I’d have had a chance, but to be called Paul, well that killed me in the polls.”
Speaking in that unique east Galway accent of his, defeated FG councillor Michael Finnerty summed up the strength of the Paul Connaughton brand when he said to me afterwards “If young Conner-ton had only been named Sue or Seamus or Michael, but anything but Paul, I might have had a chance.”
In the election count of 1991, three new bright councillors were elected onto Galway County Council. They beamed with pride as they marched into their first council meeting at the old Council chamber in the former County Buildings.
This Thursday June 18 starting at 8pm, Ballina Arts Centre will present An Evening with Great Irish Writers.
Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney will read as part of this year’s Clifden Arts Festival.
A TRAIN driver who embarks on a strange adventure, a woman who breaks the mould by entering the male dominated world of 19th century photography, an inspirational schoolteacher, and the mesmerising Penélope Cruz, can all be seen at this season’s Galway Film Society screenings.
THIS SUNDAY at 6pm in Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street, a host of renowned Galway musicians, including the great folk singer-songwriter Sean Tyrrell, are getting together to play a fundraising concert.