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Will Kitt or Keaveney win the Fianna Fáil seat in Galway East?

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The catastrophic collapse of Fianna Fáil’s support at the last general election saw the party lose half of its seats in Galway as it nose-dived to the worst electoral result in its illustrious history.

Council pays tribute to former mayor Austin Berry

“A sad day for Westmeath and for Athlone” was the response of Athlone’s elected members as news filtered through to the July meeting of the death of Austin Berry.

Sadness at passing of former Athlone mayor

The funeral Mass has taken place of former Athlone mayor Brendan McFadden, who died suddenly on Monday at the age of 82. Mr McFadden, who was a public representative in Athlone from 1979-2003, was laid to rest yesterday at Coosan Cemetery following a funeral Mass at the Church of Saints Peter and Paul.

Walsh demotion opens way for Naughton

Brian Walsh’s expulsion from the Fine Gael parliamentary party, and possible expulsion from the party proper, could pave the way for former Mayor Hildegarde Naughton to become the FG candidate in the city at the next General Election.

Opposition grows to proposed Tesco development on Rahoon Road

Concern is growing among business and residential communities about the proposal to build a Tesco hypermarket on the Seamus Quirke Road/Rahoon Road.

Opposition grows to proposed Tesco development on Rahoon Road

Concern is growing among business and residential communities about the proposal to build a Tesco hypermarket on the Seamus Quirke Road/Rahoon Road.

Ballinrobe GAA Club to tackle novel truck-pull challenge in bid to elect Mayor

Will they, or won’t they – that’s the big question around Ballinrobe as the local GAA Club members have set themselves an enormous physical challenge.

Kyne, Cannon, and Higgins - Are they Galway’s rising political stars

The dust has settled; the new Government has come through its first 100 days; Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and US president Barack Obama have been and gone; Garrett the Good, Declan Costello, and Brian Lenihan - three icons of Irish politics - have passed to their eternal reward. What a first six months of 2011 this has been.

Can Hildegarde Naughton take a new approach to the role of mayor?

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I am sure Stephen Patrick Morrissey would not approve of what Insider is about to do, and as a self respecting Smiths fan I know it is sacrilegious, but here goes: “Hilda take a/Hilda take a bow/boot the grime of this world in the crotch dear/and don’t go home tonight/go out and find the cause that you love.”

Does Fianna Fáil have a future in Galway?

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Many doubted it would come to pass. Many foes were convinced there was a significant hardcore element out there who would find it too difficult to wield the dagger no matter how much they complained about Fianna Fáil. Many party loyalists were deluded into believing that ‘In our final hour of need they will not desert us’.

 

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