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Connaughton says new FG plan will ‘save mortgage payers’

Fianna Fáil has protected the banks with the bailout and bondholders with the EU-IMF deal, but taxpayers, particularly those with high mortgages and in negative equity, continue to suffer.

Dolan calls for debate between Galway East candidates

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Fianna Fáil Galway East candidate Michael F Dolan is calling for a cross-party debate between the election candidates on the issues affecting the constituency.

Connaughton announces plan to allow for turf cutting

Turf cutting for domestic purposes must be allowed continue for 2011 so more people are not “caught up in a daft decision” where people are prohibited from cutting their own supply of turf.

Mulholland odds show Labour will challenge for Galway East seat

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Fine Gael will keep its two seats, Fianna Fáil will lose one, and the Independents will take a seat, but do not rule out Labour causing an upset.

Galway East - a change is gonna come?

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If there was ever a constituency which defined the term ‘boringly predictable’ it was certainly Galway East, a place even more beholden to repeating patterns and traditions than its sister electoral area Galway West.

Ireland needs an election now says Connaughton jnr

There is “a desperate need for a new government”, with a mandate from the people, and not reliant on independents, to implement measures to properly deal with the banking crisis and begin a process of job creation.

Opinion split in FG on whether McCormack should stay or go

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Opinion is split within Fine Gael over whether or not Pádraic McCormack should be added to the party’s Election 2011 Galway West ticket.

FG to hold Galway East convention on Sunday

Covering all bases in Galway East in order to maximise the vote and retain its two seats will be the priority for Fine Gael when it holds its election selection convention for the constituency this weekend.

Long serving TD Connaughton bows out after thirty years

Paul Connaughton, one of Co Galway’s longest serving TDs, will bring down the curtain on a political career of more than 30 years, when he retires at the next election.

Businesses ‘fed-up to the teeth’ of being robbed by drug users

Businesses in towns and villages in Co Galway already under pressure from the recession are being repeatedly targeted by drug users, many just out of prison.

 

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