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Planning, manoeuvring and strategic thinking in political circles

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Labour succumb to neo-liberalism

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Insider spotted Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan out knocking doors the other evening. He can only hope Dep Nolan’s appearance on the doorsteps does not impact too negatively on the Yes vote for marriage equality.

Could Ó Cuív use the free bus pass for the next election?

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If Dáil Éireann goes to full term, and the General Election comes, not this year, but in April/May 2016, three sitting Oireachtas members in Connacht would be able to travel around their respective constituencies for free using their bus passes.

Mayo people in Dublin meet up to lunch

Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath hosted its annual business lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, last Friday afternoon, November 14. A key highlight in the social calendar of the association, the lunch brought together Mayo business people from a diverse range of industries including construction, technology, small businesses, hospitality, legal, financial, as well as public sector bodies. The lunch afforded all those gathered an opportunity to mingle, network, and influence in a relaxed setting. A capacity crowd of 460 guests marked the highest attendance for the association’s business lunch and seats were fully sold out two weeks in advance of the event. Dignitaries present on the day include TDs Lucinda Creighton, Dara Calleary, Pat Rabbitte, and Fergus O’Dowd. The current Mayo Person of the Year John Walkin and his wife Colette were also present.

As FG/Labour support falls, is re-election plausible?

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Last Friday saw much fanfare in the USA, and among Irish-based Americans, for the Independence Day celebrations, but in Ireland a dominant theme of political discourse - even close to two months after the local the European elections - is more of Independents’ Day.

High-speed broadband is just waiting to be used, says eircom

Some 12,000 homes and businesses in Mullingar have access to broadband speeds of up to 100mb, but thousands have yet to sign up.

High-speed broadband waiting to be used, says eircom

By Claire O’Brien

Public meeting to save Barnaderg Post Office

The future of Barnaderg Post Office and An Post’s refusal to outline its strategy for sustaining the rural post office network are the topics expected to be thrashed out at a public meeting at Barnaderg Community Centre next week.

Mayo woman is Great Electric Drive ambassador

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Mayo woman Jana McGrath was selected from some 20,000 applicants to become one of 32 new ecar ambassadors who will take part in the Great Electric Drive. This is the second year of the Great Electric Drive, which gives 26 members of the public and six commercial organisations the opportunity to trial an electric car for up to four months each. The ambassadors were selected from more than 20,000 applicants from all over Ireland. The ambassadors were announced at an event held in Dublin this week, which was attended by the Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte.

 

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