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Hello to all the Advertiser readers in Athlone, Mayo, and Galway.
With water charges coming into force this month, a public protest against the controversial new tax takes place in Eyre Square this Saturday from 1pm.
It was all about by-elections last weekend - two Dáil by-elections being watched closely with a view to gauging the mood music of the electorate; a Seanad by-election generating an inordinate amount of interest as the Government inflicted an unnecessary wound on itself; and two parliamentary by-elections in England which may yet prove to be of some interest this side of the Irish Sea.
THERE WAS a time when a photograph of Mick Wallace must have marked the bull’s eye of the dartboard in Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s office. That dartboard must be overcrowded these days with pictures of political foes and the Minister running out of enough darts to throw at them all.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance, which is running two candidates in Galway city in next year’s local elections, is to hold a public meeting entitled Building The Alternative.
Niall Cunningham, the former co-owner of Cunningham Higgins (with Joe Higgins) in Ballybrit, has returned to the auto trade in Galway.
THE AVERAGE commentator on an Irish internet political discussion forum holds two opinions. First: that, unlike the French or the Greeks, the Irish will never stand up and say no.
Helen Lawless and Olivia Deely clinched the ladies’ title at the annual Ray Rooney Memorial Doubles tournament in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club at the weekend.
The Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins will address a public meeting in Galway on the implantation of and ways to resist the controversial property tax.
In a repeat of last year’s final, Al Waterson and Pat Dillon overcame the spirited challenge of Donal Hegarty and Joe Higgins in the annual Ray Rooney Memorial doubles event at the Galway Lawn Tennis Club at the weekend.