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Galway punters are gearing up to do battle with bookies again this year with the Cheltenham festival getting under way next week, March 12.
The odds are against him and the pundits have written him off, but Green senator Niall Ó Brolcháin remains optimistic and is putting his money where his mouth is for the election.
John Mulholland has opened a book on candidates’ chances in the upcoming General Election, with Minister Éamon Ó Cuív the odds-on favourite to retain his seat in the poll.
Galway bookmaker Alan Mulholland representing John Mulholland Bookmaker was recently involved in what was a historic move for the Irish betting industry when his company joined six other Irish independent bookmakers to form an online presence called BetPack.com.
The chain of betting shops in the John Mulholland group is set to continue with another one planned to open on the outskirts of Galway city.
Perhaps in a fit of enthusiasm Fianna Fáil members with aspirations have put Whitesnake’s Ready an’Willing on repeat on their iPods. There are certainly plenty of people ready and willing to run for Fianna Fáil at the next local elections.
The Mayor of Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely will be chosen as Fine Gael’s candidate for the Galway City Centre ward in The Westwood Hotel tonight.
It is looking increasingly likely that Cllr Brian Walsh will be the sole candidate for Fine Gael in the Galway City East ward in the 2009 Local Elections.
On paper it looks straightforward. A long serving councillor, former mayor, and well known businessman should easily retain his seat while the running mate is there to mop up any transfers for him should they be needed.
The flagship of British steeplechase horse racing, the Cheltenham Festival, is just around the corner, and Galway followers can enjoy some hot tips at this year’s NUIG Cheltenham Preview on Sunday March 1.