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Councillors count their blessings in city count centre

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Count centres are like catnip for political reporters: we just can’t resist visiting them. And politicians – usually button-lipped around pol corrs – tend to want to chat about everything under the sun when ballots are being sorted, as the uniquely democratic adrenalin of fear and anticipation courses through their party-political veins.

City of Tribes diversifies its representation

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Fianna Fáil’s Josie Forde, a first-time candidate and the party’s only female runner in Galway, is one of six new councillors who survived the field of 52 runners on a day when her party lost its position as the largest on the local authority, going down from five to four seats. Her 665 first preferences got her in on the 14th count.

Climate gains were worth the electoral risk, says disappointed Murphy

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I am disappointed to have lost my seat on Galway City Council. The seat was won by Pauline O’Reilly five years ago, and I was co-opted after her election to the Seanad.

Chambers says Greens have ‘strangled the city’ in terms of infrastructure and investment

Senator Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil’s European Election candidate for the Midlands North West, has issued a response to comments by Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly regarding Senator Chambers’ position on floating offshore wind energy development off the west coast of Ireland.

McDonnell lashes into Greens over city traffic woes

A former Mayor of Galway has launched a stinging attack on the Green Party, saying that they must bear a lot of the blame for Galway’s never-ending traffic flow crisis.

Europe hopefuls endorse Sligo-Galway railway

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Three sitting MEPs and ten other European election candidates in the Midlands North-West constituency have pledged their support to re-open of the Sligo-Galway rail link.

O’Reilly sends copy of ‘Wind Power for Dummies’ to FF after claims it misled public on floating wind farms

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Green Party European election candidate Pauline O’Reilly has accused Fianna Fáil of cynically raising voters’ hopes by making “fantasy claims” around the timescale for floating offshore wind farms off Ireland’s western seaboard.

Clowns to the right, voters to the left

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Half of the 27 candidates who have declared for the Midlands-North-West European Parliament constituency set out their stalls at two similar events this week with very different outcomes.

A woman you don’t meet every day

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There are people who do great things for their city by virtue of the position they hold; that an extra element of their public role enables them to do with ease the good things that make a difference to those who need a bit of a lift in life. These people are worthy and deserving of our acclamation for the good they do.

Election posters are unsightly mess but necessary, says Green candidate

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In a candid statement, Cllr. Niall Murphy acknowledges the unsightly mess that election posters create and the environmental havoc they wreak. For local elections in June, poster will start appearing next week.

 

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