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Insider has to ask ‘Has Fine Gael councillor Hildegarde Naughton fallen for this charade?’ Maybe by this stage, she’s figured it out. If she hasn’t, somebody close to her, who has been around for a while will hopefully have pointed it out.
Fianna Fáil councillors both abstained from and walked out of a recent pact meeting in protest against Fine Gael’s Hildegarde Naughton, placing the future of the FF/FGael/Independent former PD allaince in doubt.
October was a significant date for the Soviets as the October Revolution of 1917 overthrew the Russian provisional government and eventually led to the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922.
There were many nervous Fianna Fáilers in Salthill last Wednesday and they will continue to be nervous over the Christmas period as their political future and fate is decided.
In horse racing parlance it could be said that contenders are in the dip but have not turned into the straight yet and, in what has been forecast as the most competitive of all Wards, Galway City Central should prove to be the mother of all gallops.
On Monday The Green Party unveiled its election team for the 2009 local elections - the first political party in Galway to do so. However the party look unlikely to make any increase on the one seat it secured in 2004.
Salthill Devon gave their best indication yet that their scratchy season start may be well and truly behind them as they emphatically thumped first division outfit Colemanstown United 5-1 to move into the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup yesterday.
Once the Christmas and New Year festivities are over and Ireland settles down to the winter of discontent of the recession, local politicians will hit the campaign trail in earnest for June’s Local Elections.
The American columnist Franklin P Adams wrote in 1944 that: “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.”
“Almost...but not quite” is how Galway Fianna Fáil might sum up its team for June’s Local Elections in both the city and county, with many candidates virtually certain to be selected, others still battling for a place, and the rest in the dark as to what party HQ intends to do with them.