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Sinn Féin's Charlestown based councillor, Gerry Murray, was elected to the position of Cathaoirleach of the Claremorris-Swinford Municipal District at the district's AGM, which took place in the Cultural Centre in Swinford on Wednesday.
Normally, 1916 Rising commemorations would be held in Galway City, Oranmore, Clifden, Ballinasloe, and other areas of the county over the Easter weekend, but the coronavirus lockdown has forced these to go online.
Reflecting upon the statistics which prevailed in the Longford/Westmeath constituency upon the conclusion of counting in the General Election 2020, voter turn out was almost three percent lower (60 percent) than the national figure of 60.9 percent.
He is loved and loathed in equal measure. He is controversial and hugely popular politician. His statements about African migrants being "spongers" disgusted many. This election was his best performance to date.
Mayo Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh has welcomed the calling of the General Election for Saturday, February 8, saying now is the time for Mayo people to vote for the change that’s needed to give workers and families a break in the county.
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.
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.
THE RECENT Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets has been criticised on the grounds that the gender balance is skewed in favour of those in permanent possession of a penis.
There is a theatrical treat taking to the arts centre stage next week as the dream team of Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, and Michael Scott make a welcome return to Roscommon Arts Centre.
The Longford-Westmeath branch of the Social Democrats held their first AGM last week in the Newbury Hotel in Mullingar. The branch elected positions including chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary.