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Hoade welcomes FF decision to give party members vote in government formation

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Fianna Fáil members in Galway have welcomed the decision by the party leader, Michael Martin, to give all members of the organisation a vote in Government formation.

Green Party greenhouse gas requisite to impact rural Ireland

Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has reacted unfavourably to the Green Party requisite of a seven percent reduction in greenhouse gases prior to taking a decision to enter a coalition Government.

An affair to remember

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‘Dearest beloved - It is such a beautiful morning that you ought to be here and we should be walking in the garden …and if we were, what more should we do where the bushes hid us?’ These intimate words were written by the British politician, later prime minister, Ramsey MacDonald, to Lady Margaret Sackville whose initials are on the famous autograph tree at Coole.

'We were playing against a hurricane'

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A good day for Hildegarde Naughton. A bad day for her party. The Galway West TD admits that Election 2020 has been a "bittersweet" one, with her returning to the Dáil, and her party colleague, Sean Kyne, losing his seat.

Election 2020 - it's all to play for in Galway West and Galway East

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Insider has been in constant contact with people from all parties since the election was called in mid-January, and has never seen such uncertainty in the closing days of a campaign, so let’s look at the position of each party and Independents as we approach polling day.

Galway poet falls foul of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet

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Galway poet Kevin Higgins is no stranger to satirising Blairites, and others on the right wing of the British Labour Party, but he recently found himself in the unusual position of upsetting members of Jeremy Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet.

Sinn Fein leader stops off in Athlone on constituency tour

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On a recent tour of the Longford/Westmeath constituency, Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald allowed for a number of hours in Athlone where she met with a number of local community groups and organisations.

'I will talk to anyone; all of the parties, all of the independents'

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Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald made a whistle-stop visit to Galway last Thursday and, despite that day’s chaotic traffic and torrential rain, she found time to sit with me and talk about issues like Brexit, Stormont, and entering government in the Republic.

Local groups meet Sinn Fein leader during fundraising midlands visit

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The Lakeside Marina provided a picturesque backdrop for an election fundraiser for Councillor Sorca Clarke on Saturday last.

National polls - local conclusions

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There have been a large number of national polls conducted since the February 2016 General Election, and some clear patterns have emerged, which Insider believes will carry through to the next General Election, expected some time in 2019.

 

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