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Get set for the local elections - they are only three years away

The election is over! Bring on the next one! After the marathon counts in Galway East and Galway West, there cannot be many people who want another election too soon.

Galway West to elect first female TD since Máire Geoghegan Quinn

Fine Gael senator Fidelma Healy Eames looks set to be the first woman to win a seat in Galway West since the retirement of Máire Geoghegan Quinn, according to a new poll carried out by the Galway Advertiser.

Mixed fortunes for Independents and small parties

Galway West looks set to elect an Independent TD for the first time in its 74-year history, according to the Galway Advertiser poll on the constituency, but it also shows mixed fortunes for the smaller parties.

The arts have a social and economic value, artists tell politicians

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The need to defend and support the arts in a climate of economic devastation, a political ideology of savage cuts to front line services, and ‘socialism for the rich, capitalism for the poor’ has never been more pressing.

Thirty candidates to chase the nine seats in Galway

Anglo Avenger developer Joe McNamara who famously drove his cement mixer into the gates of Dail Eireann on Budget Day will not be walking in the main door of Leinster House in March as an elected TD after he dramatically decided not to put his name forward for election in Galway West.

Independents to have their day on February 25?

County Galway is normally an unhappy hunting ground for Independents seeking election to Dáil Éireann, but that could all change on February 25?

Could Galway return three female TDs

By the beginning of March, when the dust has settled on what promises to be a momentous general election, County Galway will have at least one female TD.

Tom Welby — Independents can make a difference to next Dáil

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Tom Welby is not among those who think that Independents candidates will be an irrelevancy at Election 2011. He feels Independents could have a significant role in the next Dáil, and in leading the way in reforming the Irish political system.

Welby accuses Government departments of withholding money

Government ministers have deliberately under spent their allocation from last December’s budget in order to maintain a slush fund for year end announcements.

Fianna Fáil - about as legitimate as British rule in Ireland

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Thursday September 30 2010 – dubbed ‘Black Thursday’ by the opposition parties – may go down as the seminal point in the economic tsunami of these past two years.


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