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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.
Negotiations to shape the balance of power in Galway City Council are set to commence tomorrow in order to form enough support to select a mayor at the first meeting next week.
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.
The Galway City Council must introduce a rota system in order to combat over flowing bins in the city centre according to a Galway city councillor.
Only 54 houses were delivered by the Galway City Council and approved housing bodies (AHB) under the Rebuilding Ireland scheme for 2018.
A Galway city councillor has hit out at the delay in opening grave plots on the east side of the city.
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.
Irish politics needs more women. With the upcoming Local Elections, we are presented with a great opportunity to expand the number of women involved, especially as, currently, the national average of women’s representation at local councils is at 21 per cent.
With more than three months to go to the Local Elections, it may seem too early to make any definite predictions about the ultimate outcome of the 18 Galway City Council seats to be fought for across the city's three wards.