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Tense council meeting expected after tables turned on FF/FG coalition plans

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.

Galway City Central - the Green’s spring a surprise in Martina O’Connor

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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.

How will Galway city vote in the 2019 Local Elections?

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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.

Voting for poster-free candidates might make election posters disappear

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.

Cubbard calls for bus services for Menlo and Circular Road

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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.

Councillor hits out at lack of graves on east side

A Galway city councillor has hit out at the delay in opening grave plots on the east side of the city.

Cubbard calls on bus companies to stop taking up car spaces at Westside Park

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.

Does FF have the hunger to expand its voting base and win new seats?

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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.

Councillors support Cubbards call for free bus service for 2020 events

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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.

Stick ‘em up — councillors vote against voluntary ban on election posters

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.

 

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