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Competition can be good; competition can be healthy; however, in the instance this week of one new music festival cancelling out a more established music festival – this result is not a good one.
In every classic mob movie, whenever a Don is being buried, far back in the recesses of the cemetery you will see the raincoated FBI guys, with cameras trained on the congregation, just to see who has been flushed out for the occasion, to see who's in with who. By observing the faces in the crowd, assumptions and links can be made, and motivations mapped.
Councillor Kathleen Funchion has criticised Kilkenny’s TDs, following the publication of new IDA figures which reveal that Kilkenny is a long way behind neighbouring counties in terms of job creation and grant aid.
As the harsh reality of this week’s Budget begins to sink in, the Kilkenny Advertiser has been talking to local public representatives and business owners about what it will mean for people locally.
Works at the roundabout beside Tesco in Castlebar have been welcomed this week by Sinn Fein councillor Therese Ruane.
During a visit to Galway last weekend, Sinn Fein’s finance spokesperson, Pearse Doherty, called on the public to join the campaign to ‘Stop the Handover’ of billions of euros to Anglo bondholders.
Independent candidate Sean Gallagher will be getting the vote from the majority of Kilkenny’s Fianna Fail councillors, while Green Party councillor Malcolm Noonan will be voting for David Norris next Thursday.
It would appear at this stage just three weeks before the Presidential election, that this race is anyones. (Well bar Dana's!).
Sinn Fein councillor Rose Conway-Walsh this week voted against the adoption of a part eight report on a development of three dwellings for older people and a commercial unit at Church Road, Belmullet, at the Belmullet Electoral Area Committee meeting. Cllr Conway-Walsh gave her reasons for not supporting the item saying: “I can’t support this. I think that Church Road is congested enough already. It has seen the landscape change dramatically over the past number of years. This is not in the interests of best planning.”
We are now entering the business end of this presidential election.