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Charity quits Renua after just three months

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Three months after joining Renua, Galway county councillor James Charity has sensationally quit Lucinda Creighton's party, accusing it of "U-turns on its water charges policy" and for failing to support him on "issues of local importance".

Will any Galway West TD be a minister after Election 2016?

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The Government formed in the wake of the 2011 General Election was the first in 30 years to be without a TD from Galway West amongst its ministerial or junior ministerial ranks. Indeed, since the demotion of Ciarán Cannon in the 2014 reshuffle, neither Galway constituency – which between them had elected six government deputies in 2011 – has been represented at the top table of Irish politics.

‘This Government resembles a substitute teacher who cannot control the class’

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In a famous speech in 1992 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth referred to having just endured ‘an annus horribilis’. Well at Christmas 2014 any member of the Irish Government could make the very same statement.

Mayor wins out over cathaoirleach

 

Mullingar Town Council impending abolition raises members’ ire

A local councillor has criticised the Government’s policy of continued recentralisation and called it an “absolute joke”.

Colm Keaveney - the kingmaker the next Labour leader might need?

One of the most engrossing political sagas of the current Dáil has been the venomous relationship between the Labour leadership and the party’s maverick Galway East TD Colm Keaveney.

Galway FF trusts Ó Cuív more than it trusts Martin, says councillor

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Galway Fianna Fáil trusts the judgment of controversial Connemara TD Éamon Ó Cuív far more than of party leader Micheál Martin, following the latest confrontation between the two men.

Galway FF trusts Ó Cuív more than it trusts Martin, says councillor

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Galway Fianna Fáil trusts the judgment of controversial Connemara TD Éamon Ó Cuív far more than of party leader Micheál Martin, following the latest confrontation between the two men.

Nolan and Keaveney - this county ain’t big enough for the both of us

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Galway is set to become the battleground for an internecine struggle over who will be elected chair of the Labour Party this month as both the party’s Galway TDs - Derek Nolan (Galway West) and Colm Keaveney (Galway East) are understood to be touting for support among their parliamentary colleagues.

No winners in Norrisgate saga

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There are no winners in this whole sorry saga. Sen David Norris’ bid to address the Galway City Council looks set to be rejected for a third time; Mayor Hildegarde Naughton looks certain to compound her new found reputation as Galway politics’ ‘Calamity Jane’, and Michael J Crowe has come out of this none too well either.

 

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