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They were the best of times, they were the worst of times.
Healy Eames and O’Mahony,
Despite his failure to win a seat in both the Dáil and Seanad Éireann elections, the failure of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to form a government means the controversial Colm Keaveney's political career is by no means over.
Election 2016 saw Galway West do two things it never did before - elect two Independents and, more significantly, elect two women, meaning Independent Catherine Connolly and FG's Hildegarde Naughton, join FF's Máire Geoghegan Quinn, as the only women to ever be returned for the constituency.
Councillors paid warm tributes to newly elected Galway East TDs Anne Rabbitte and Sean Canney at Monday’s local authority meeting.
An innovative project comprising an exhibition and book, which is forming part of the local Easter Rising centenary celebrations in 2016, has been launched.
An investment of €3.3 million is to be made in Áras Mhuire Community Nursing Unit in Tuam over the next five years. The money will go towards replacing facilities and providing nursing home beds that comply to HIQA standards by 2021.
Construction of the new N17/18 Tuam to Gort motorway “must not exacerbate flooding in north and south Galway”, as householders and land owners need to be “reassured” that flood risk is given “proper recognition” in the motorway’s design.
By 2017, raw sewage will no longer be discharged into Kinvara Bay, following completion of a wastewater treatment plant and sewer network for the area, which will cost €5.1 million.
Deteriorating mobile phone coverage in east Galway and the continuing existence of mobile blackspots around the county is affecting business in rural areas and placing a great strain on carers and parents trying to contact children.