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John McDonagh will join Mayor Niall McNelis on the Labour Party's Local Election ticket for Galway city, with Mr McDonagh running in the highly competitive Galway City Central ward.
Galway-native but US-based senator Billy Lawless has this week urged graduate members of the Irish diaspora to avail of their rights to vote in any future Seanad elections.
Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has called for playwright and Oscar-winner Martin McDonagh to be made a Freeman of County Galway.
Galway county councillors have backed the city’s bid for the European Capital of Culture at a meeting on Monday following an update on the project from the bid team.
On December 3 1920, at the height of the War of Independence, quite an extraordinary event happened in Galway County Council. It passed a resolution, known as ‘The Galway Resolution’, repudiating the authority of the newly established Dáil; it rescinded the resolution for the collection of rates, (which were collected locally, and passed on to Dáil Éireann, and not to the British authorities), and incredibly, Galway County Council now offered its offices to negotiate peace, directly with the British prime minister, David Lloyd George.
The allocation of roads funding for Oranmore has been slammed as “minuscule” and “totally unacceptable” by the electoral area’s county council representatives who insist the system of distribution is unfair and should be based on traffic levels instead of length of road.
Long serving Fine Gael activist Frank Kearney is to seek nomination to stand as a Fine Gael candidate in the 2014 Local Elections in the Oranmore-Athenry Electoral area.
Galway West TD Brian Walsh has paid tribute to Fine Gael Cllr Jarlath McDonagh following his announcement that he will retire from politics at next year’s local elections.
The new Oranmore Draft Area Plan is going on display later this month in the Oranmore Library, the Lackagh Area Office and County Buildings, Prospect Hill.
Gaelscoil de hÍde will finally get a proper school building with 16 classrooms, to be located in Oranmore, after county councillors granted outline permission for the development.