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Tension will be high at tomorrow’s (Friday’s) inaugural meeting of Galway City Council after a weekend of drama which saw a grouping of Independents, Greens, and Labour combine to thwart plans by Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to take control of the council.
It was long pegged as the electoral ward with the most to offer. For political anoraks and analysts this was the one with the ‘get in the front row and get the popcorn out’ factor - this was the one that asked big questions.
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.
To poster or not to poster, that is the question! Insider understands the continuing debate about using posters for the upcoming elections has put the cat among the pigeons in City Hall when it comes to candidates deciding their strategy for getting elected.
Menlo and Circular Road must be included in the proposed revised bus routes, as part of the Bus Connects roll out for Galway city, according to Independent Galway City Central councillor, Mike Cubbard.
A Galway city councillor has hit out at the delay in opening grave plots on the east side of the city.
Cllr Mike Cubbard is calling on bus operators to stop using the perimeter of Westside Park as a bus park, saying it is preventing people from availing of the facilities due to lack of parking.
With a general election expected in the coming months, there is much frenzied speculation about the prospects of the various parties across the constituencies. A curious feature of the discussions of Galway West is how little Fianna Fáil features in the conversation.
Galway city councillors have backed a motion calling on the council’s CEO, Brendan McGrath, to explore the option of a free bus service to and from the city for the St Patrick’s Day parade in 2020, as well as other large events later this year.
Galway city councillors have voted down a motion which would have seen a voluntary ban imposed on the use of election posters by candidates ahead of local elections in May.