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Former tánaiste Michael McDowell recently described the European elections as a mad dash where household names strive to become household names. There is more than an element of truth to this; high profile politicians such as Gerry Collins, Jim Higgins, and Brian Hayes went largely off the radar after relocating to Brussels.
Galway, and the west of Ireland generally, is likely to be the area of the State most at risk of losing an EU seat before the next European elections, which take place in 2014.
Over 300 employees at the north Westmeath Iralco plant are to retain their jobs, it emerged this week, as the sale of the car parts manufacturer company was completed.
A total of 48 jobs are to be lost at the North Westmeath Iralco plant, as the final phase of a rationalisation plan is implemented for the company.