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Fianna Fáil to choose city election candidates next week

their names forward to run for Fianna Fáil in the 2014 Local Elections, but there will be competition for places as the party will only run six candidates next year.

Cathal McConnell and Gerry O’Connor @ The Crane

THE CRANE Bar will host the launch of 123 Songs, a DVD and CD archive collection of Irish song, tomorrow from 9pm.

October to be a red letter month for some FFers

October was a significant date for the Soviets as the October Revolution of 1917 overthrew the Russian provisional government and eventually led to the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922.

A nervous Christmas for FF as local election interviews take place

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There were many nervous Fianna Fáilers in Salthill last Wednesday and they will continue to be nervous over the Christmas period as their political future and fate is decided.

Who will survive the race in Galway City Central?

In horse racing parlance it could be said that contenders are in the dip but have not turned into the straight yet and, in what has been forecast as the most competitive of all Wards, Galway City Central should prove to be the mother of all gallops.

Political football

What is it about soccer and Galway politicians? Terryland is so full of them that Galway United’s home ground could nearly be regarded as the ‘second council chamber’!

Crowe brothers to the rescue for Fianna Fail?

“If I saw Mr Haughey buried at midnight at a crossroads with a stake driven through his heart, politically speaking, I should continue to wear a clove of garlic around my neck, just in case.”

Who is running in Galway city in 2009?

Once the Christmas and New Year festivities are over and Ireland settles down to the winter of discontent of the recession, local politicians will hit the campaign trail in earnest for June’s Local Elections.

What breed of Independent are you?

The American columnist Franklin P Adams wrote in 1944 that: “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”

A case of ‘almost...but not quite’ for Fianna Fáil

“Almost...but not quite” is how Galway Fianna Fáil might sum up its team for June’s Local Elections in both the city and county, with many candidates virtually certain to be selected, others still battling for a place, and the rest in the dark as to what party HQ intends to do with them.

 

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