Josette Farrell, Fine Gael candidate in the forthcoming local election in the Athenry/Oranmore area, has been out and about meeting voters. She has been listening to residents’ concerns over the past few weeks and the main issues are traffic in Claregalway and Oranmore. Traffic affects both drivers and pedestrians and Josette hopes that a new… Read more »
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A new Strategic Investment Fund to boost lending to small-to-medium sized local businesses is being developed by Finance Minister, Michael Noonan TD. The Minister was speaking at a breakfast briefing in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday to launch the Fine Gael Galway West Local Elections campaign. Introduced by Fine Gael Galway West TD, Seán… Read more »
This is a response to a Letter to the Editor from last week by Councillor Nuala Nolan, which you can find here. Dear Editor, In the editorial of the Galway Independent on Wednesday 26th of February, you ask a very pertinent question in discussing the local elections, “Is the €460,000 spent on Galway City Councillors… Read more »
Pictured are Cllr Malachy Noone, Martina Kinane and Cathal Moran, who were selected as Fianna Fáil candidates for the Oranmore/Athenry Electoral Area at a convention held in the Oranmore Lodge last night.
In recent months long time area representative Councillor Jarlath McDonagh announced that he would not be seeking re-election to Galway Co Council in the local elections that will be held next May. Jarlath has served the people of the area with tremendous dedication and quality service over a 28 years period. Last week Fine Gael… Read more »
Lackagh undertaker and community activist Frank Kearney has announced he will seek the Fine Gael nomination to stand as a candidate in the upcoming local election. Speculation had previously been rife as to who would run for the party in the Oranmore/Athenry area, following veteran Councillor Jarlath McDonagh’s decision not to seek re-election in the… Read more »
After a nail biting two days counting in Leisureland Councillor Noel Grealish won the victor’s cap when he succeeded Senator Margaret Cox on the 12th count. Senator Cox was favored to gain the third seat for Fianna Fáil in the West but Councillor Noel Grealish overtook Cox and survived the transfer of almost 4000 green… Read more »