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Time to honour a Republican and a woman, say Morrissey bridge name campaigners

Supporters of the Julia Morrissey Bridge campaign gathered at Galway’s new bridge to promote the proposal to name the bridge after Galway’s forgotten 1916 woman leader.

Election buzz as new Dáil seat tipped for Mayo

The announcement on Wednesday that Mayo has been recommended for a change-up from a four-seater to a five-seater Dáil Constituency, and that county boundaries be reinstated so that up to 6,000 votes from areas of South Mayo are returned to the electoral area, has well and truly started the ball rolling on General Election campaigning around the county.

30,000 voters to switch constituency in latest boundary shake-up

More than 30,000 voters are to be transferred between the current Galway constituencies in the latest shake-up of the electoral boundaries which will see Galway East return an extra TD to the next Dáil Eireann.

New boundaries aim to right electoral wrongs

As if it hadn’t happened already, the next General Election campaign kicked off in earnest yesterday morning with the publication of the new electoral boundaries across the country. For politicians, it’s a bit like the World Cup where you know you’ve qualified but you find out the hotels you’ll be staying in and most importantly, the pitch you will be playing on.

Crowe voices support for retained firefighters

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Senator Ollie Crowe has this week urged the Government to find a resolution to the ongoing strike action by retained firefighters across the country.

INFOMAR launches impressive blue scale map of Galway Bay

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Ireland's seabed mapping programme, INFOMAR, has launched a new series of blue scale maps, featuring 18 high-resolution bathymetric maps of Ireland’s coastal waters, beginning with a high resolution map of Galway Bay.

Westmeath GAA confirm Fortune's reappointment as county senior hurling manager

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Migrants in Galway pave the way for diverse leadership in Irish society

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Five future migrant leaders from Galway were among 31 migrants graduating from political and leadership programmes, at a ceremony run by the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI).

Burke calls for increase in occupational pensions

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Mayo Senator Paddy Burke has called for occupational pensions to be increased.


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