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Local Councillor striving for Seanad Éireann seat

Harbouring ambitions of attaining a seat within Seanad Éireann, Fianna Fáil Councillor, will realise his nomination fate following the voting process conclusion on March 23.

Community spirit recognised at Cathaoirleach awards

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More than 200 people from community and voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony recently. The awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the county. A record number of nominations were received for the nine different categories of awards presented on the night.

Daly raises farm safety concerns in the Seanad

Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Senator Paul Daly, says a greater effort is needed by the Government to help promote farm safety across Ireland.

Galway secures three Seanad seats, but could win more

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Three Galwegians have secured seats in the Seanad Éireann, with victories for Alice Mary Higgins, Sinn Féin's Trevor Ó Clochartaigh and Independent Ronán Mullen. However, with the count ongoing, more could join them.

Swanick and Conway Walsh take Seanad seats

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Alice-Mary Higgins calls on voters to elect a progressive, reforming voice to Seanad Éireann

Independent Seanad candidate, Alice-Mary Higgins has today urged all those with a Seanad ballot paper to use it as every vote will count in setting the policy agenda for the next Seanad.

New first citizens of county and towns elected this week

It was a week of changes at the top tables of local politics in Mayo with the election of new Cathaoirleach and mayors in the four local authorities in the county. On Monday afternoon, Fine Gael councillor Cyril Burke was elected as Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council for the coming year at the AGM of the council. The meeting itself had to be adjourned for a short time following an interruption by a group of mostly Shell to Sea protesters, who were protesting over a high pitched noise they had to endure over the June Bank Holiday weekend while Shell was carrying out hydro-testing in the area. After the meeting resumed, Cllr Burke was elected as Cathaoirleach and Cllr Patsy O’Brien as leas-Cathoirleach. Cllr Burke is also the Cathaoirleach of the BMW regional assembly.

Michael D’s daughter to seek Seanad seat

Alice-Mary Higgins, daughter of Labour president and former Galway West TD Michael D Higgins, is to seek a seat in Seanad Éireann.

 

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