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Summer sunshine finally arrives as the quest for Tory Party leadership continues

Well, for once the weather in Ireland performed exactly as required.

State examinations in full flow as quest for Tory leadership continues

The weather has turned particularly uncertain for high summer. I for one am very glad, and I’m sure many other people are, that it has turned cool and uncertain. It seems that always we have heatwave weather when students are doing their Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, and how difficult it must be for them as they swelter with their thoughts and their writings in the examination hall and the sun beams in the windows, leaving them with the feeling that they should be out enjoying it. But the cooler weather has meant it is easier for them to concentrate.

Female representation falls from five to two for this term

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There will only be two female councillors on Mayo County Council for its new term starting June 2019, which is down from five female councillors who were elected in the 2014 local elections.

Independent block hold the balance of power

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After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.

Referendum Commission encourages voters in Mayo to use their vote today

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The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Mayo to ensure their voice is heard in the referendum on the regulation of divorce, which is taking place today.

Labour candidates submit nominations on May Day

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The three Labour candidates running for seats on Galway City Council formally submitted their nomination papers on May Day at Galway City Hall, confirming that they will be on the ballot paper on May 24.

Galway Pro Choice welcomes referendum result

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On Friday two-thirds of the Irish electorate voted to remove the discriminatory Eighth Amendment from our Constitution. It is no wonder Galway West and East both voted Yes by such large majorities. We have seen firsthand the negative effects of the Eighth Amendment in our county.

Commission urges Westmeath people to vote in referendum

The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Westmeath to use their vote in the referendum taking place next Friday, May 25.

Make sure you are registered to vote

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment is a “once in a lifetime opportunity to vote for a more compassionate and caring society”, according to Galway Together For Yes, which has launched a major ‘Register To Vote’ drive.

Senator calls on business to block political adverts ahead of referendum

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Businesses might need to consider blocking all political adverts from their websites ahead of the Eighth Referendum, as they face being liable for any inappropriate content. However there are tools they can use to delete or block such items.

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