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With the amount of apathy that has surrounded this week’s Seanad Elections, there is no doubt that the biggest talking point last night was the (at time of going to press) almost certain re-election to the Seanad of local candidate Fidelma Healy Eames.
Labour have set out their stall early in the fight to regain a Daíl seat in the constituency, with the selection of Cllr Ann Phelan to contest the next election.
The suggestion this week by the dashing Neil McNeilis that all political posters should be banned in the city during next year’s local elections is one that will be welcomed in all sectors — especially as it will mean that there won’t be any pictures of red-faced jowly councillors glaring down on all those sailors who will hit town next year for the Volvo Ocean Race.
This week, Insider is going to take a look at the number of first preference votes received in 2004 by candidates in the old West Ward and potentially what the outcome may be in the new Galway City Central ward in June for the sitting councillors, repeat candidates, and new candidates.
There is little else to speak of at the moment other than the local and European elections that are taking place this day next week and I think more than anyone else - the candidates want this day to come so that they can get on with their lives one way or another.