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There is an outdated assumption that formulating a party’s ticket for an election is a straightforward process. The incumbent TDs will spearhead the attack, flanked, meanwhile by a couple of no-hope sweepers from the remote reaches of the constituency.
Despite some disquiet from Longford, the will of Fianna Fáil’s national executive was upheld in Mullingar on Tuesday night (April 29) as the party rubber-stamped the uncontested nomination of Aengus O’Rourke for the forthcoming by-election.
Listening to the concerns of the people and working to ensure a safe city that embraces multiculturalism, that anti-social behaviour is stamped out, and infrastructure projects such as the Galway City Outer Bypass are progressed, are just some of the ways Galway’s newest city councillor Michelle Murphy hopes to make a difference.
Fine Gael will hold its 2014 Local Election selection convention for Connemara tomorrow FR at 8.30pm in The Boat Inn, Oughterard.
The process to nominate candidates for Fine Gael in Athlone for next year’s council elections descended into farce last week when it took nearly three and a half hours to deselect one candidate from five, despite his having reached the quota anyway.
The decision by the Department of Social Protection and Minister Joan Burton to award An Post another contract to provide over the counter cash transactions has generated a warning from Vincent Harney, a Westmeath postmaster leader, that this does not remove the serious threat to the long-term future of many post offices in Westmeath.
Galway county councillor Mary Hoade was re-elected to the Fianna Fáil Ard Comhairle at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin.
Fianna Fáil members from across Co Mayo will travel to Dublin this weekend for the party’s largest annual gathering, the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis.
One of the most engrossing political sagas of the current Dáil has been the venomous relationship between the Labour leadership and the party’s maverick Galway East TD Colm Keaveney.
Mayo Sinn Féin councillor Rose Conway-Walsh was elected to the Party’s Ard Chomhairle, National Executive at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis over last weekend.