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Water outages are no stranger to Athlone and in recent weeks the town has experienced water woes on a scale that is now detrimentally impacting local businesses in Athlone.
Unlike the men executed after the 1916 Rising, there was little of the same idealisation given to the hundreds of men and women who died in the War of Independence, or, more emphatically, those executed during the regretable Civil War.
Sinn Féin will hold commemorations for the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Rising this Easter weekend at various locations throughout Galway city, Connemara, and east Galway.
Before any decision is finalised by the Government it should be 'rural proofed', with its potential effects on rural communities analysed and considered before implementation.
In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.
Local Sinn Féin aspirant, Padraig Hegarty has now been officially selected to contest the forthcoming local election in the Athlone local election area.
Galway West Sinn Féin will hold a number of candidate selection conventions in Peacocke's Hotel, Maam Cross, Connemara, this weekend as the party steps up its preparations for the 2019 Local Election which take place in May.
With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.
Mairéad Farrell, the Galway City East councillor has been selected as Sinn Féin's candidate for Galway West in the next General Election, which is expected to take place in the early months of 2018.
Following the shock resignation of Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh from Sinn Féin late last week, a second elected representative, county councillor Gabe Cronnelly, has resigned from the party as well.