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Following his run in Galway West at last month's General Election, the Social Democrats' Niall Ó Tuathail has been nominated to run for the upcoming Seanad elections.
Jobs Expo Galway will be held in the Wilson Lynch Building at the Galway Races, Ballybrit on Saturday 21st September 2019 (10am-4pm).
Fifty candidates are competing for 18 seats across the city's three electoral wards, but in reality, only half that number can truly be considered contenders. While the city is not expected to make sweeping changes to the make-up of its local government representation, some new faces are likely to feature when the new council meets in June.
When Margaret Cox failed in her bid to win a seat in Galway West in the 2007 General Election it looked as if the Cox era, which had dominated local politics for many years, was over.
Since the re-establishment of the Galway Borough Council in 1937, very few women have been elected to the Galway City Council or Galway Corporation, as it was then known.