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Fianna Fáil will struggle to hold two seats in Galway West at the next General Election, while Fine Gael is confident it can win two. Labour though has no intention of letting the ‘big two’ have things all their own way.
The earnings, allowances, and expenses of the 30 councillors in Galway County Council rose by €118,429 between 2006 and 2007, with three councillors earning more than €50,000 for the 12 month period.
Mary Harney must resign as Minister for Health as it has proven “a bridge too far for her” and her position is “now untenable”.
A Government struggles to get a Budget through the Oireachtas. These are tumultuous times but more pertinently they reflect the fact that the economic and political climate has changed dramatically.
The PDs may be about to be swallowed up into the bowels of Fianna Fáil, but if this happens, they will guarantee the Soldiers of Destiny the right to control the Galway County Council after the 2009 Local Elections.
PD councillors Tom Welby and Terry O’Flaherty have declared they will stand as Independent candidates in the 2009 Local Elections, with Cllr Donal Lyons possibly doing the same. Speculation persists however that Noel Grealish, Declan McDonnell, and Jim Cuddy are Fianna Fáil bound.
While the implosion of unregulated free market capitalism blew the PDs off the front pages of the nation’s newspapers, the botched, badly planned, and badly sold Budget 09 might have them back on it again.
Health Minister Mary Harney should put a stop to the €1.4 million in bonuses paid to 100 HSE executives and to the fees and bonuses given to PR consultants or else she should resign from her position.
With just over seven weeks to go until polling day the line-ups for the Local Elections in Connemara have begun to take their final shape.
Galway could become the centre for a new political party in Ireland, or at the very least, the location for a new political grouping comprising the Independent members of the Galway city and county councils.