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Following the shock resignation of Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh from Sinn Féin late last week, a second elected representative, county councillor Gabe Cronnelly, has resigned from the party as well.
Mairéad Farrell, the Galway City East councillor has been selected as Sinn Féin's candidate for Galway West in the next General Election, which is expected to take place in the early months of 2018.
It could take up to five years before University Hospital Galway has a new emergency department.
An urgent debate on how the Government plans to deal with the homelessness emergency between now and Christmas is needed, according to Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.
Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh has called for the proposed sale of 26 acres of Coillte owned woodland in Clarinbridge to be halted immediately to allow for further local consultation and a full assessment of the potential of the State owned asset.
Ten per cent of those diagnosed with dementia live in the west of Ireland, leading a County Galway based senator to call for a major overhaul and improvement in detection, treatment, and support of dementia sufferers.
According to the local pundits, the final seat in Galway West is looking like a straight battle between Sinn Féin and Labour. So will Connemara senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh take the seat held by city based TD Derek Nolan? Insider believes the outcome is too close to call but a look at the race raises some interesting questions.
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael/Labour governments are known quantities. The civil service really runs the State, using elected politicians as spokesmen - and it is usually men - and change comes at a snail’s pace. As soon as one of the parties get too big for its boots, we switch to the other, and the cycle continues.
Sen Trevor Ó Clochartaigh stands on the brink of becoming the first Sinn Féin TD returned in Galway since 1922. If he pulls this off, it will be an achievement in a constituency long considered very hostile to Republicans and republicanism.
Sinn Féin Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh is to raise concerns with Galway County Council about a proposed closure of the R339 for three weeks next year.