Author: Paul Kelly

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Councillors clash over Traveller accommodation at first Council meeting

Councillors clash over Traveller accommodation at first Council meeting

Traveller Accommodation was raised at the first ordinary meeting of Galway City Council yesterday, with one Fianna Fáil councillor asking where members of the community have been f ...
Court drama continues in discrimination case against NUIG

Court drama continues in discrimination case against NUIG

There was more drama this week at Galway Circuit Court in the ongoing case of the four Burke siblings against NUIG. The Burkes received a lifetime ban from all student societies a ...
“Tyranny that knows no mercy” – Galway protest over Sudan atrocities

“Tyranny that knows no mercy” – Galway protest over Sudan atrocities

On Saturday, the group ‘solidarity with Sudan Galway’ organized a protest in Eyre Square to highlight the recent atrocities committed against the people of Sudan. The protest revo ...
Gardaí called to courthouse on opening day of case against NUIG

Gardaí called to courthouse on opening day of case against NUIG

To say there was a tense atmosphere in Galway Courthouse yesterday evening is an understatement as gardaí had to be called to the case of four Burke siblings against NUIG. They re ...
Owen Hanley wants to be a “role model” for members of the LGBT community

Owen Hanley wants to be a “role model” for members of the LGBT community

Last month, Owen Hanley made history by becoming the youngest person ever to be elected to Galway City Council at 23 years old. The well known activist obtained 5.6% of the first ...
Newly elected Councillor Eddie Hoare pledges a big presence on the ground locally

Newly elected Councillor Eddie Hoare pledges a big presence on the ground locally

Newly elected City Councillor Eddie Hoare promises to be a big presence on the ground locally Galway Daily caught up with Fine Gael Councillor Eddie Hoare who has just been elec ...
Leo Varadkar faces calls to allocate €20 million to Connacht Rugby

Leo Varadkar faces calls to allocate €20 million to Connacht Rugby

It was a standard day in the Dáil yesterday as the deputies filed in for leaders' questions. The Taoiseach dealt with questions, suggestions and scrutiny from various TD's from ...
Galway TD calls for jobseekers to consider volunteering to help those in need

Galway TD calls for jobseekers to consider volunteering to help those in need

Seán Canney has called for jobseekers to consider volunteering to help those in need. The Galway East TD stressed the importance of help being provided to people and groups in n ...
Anger erupts at inaugural city council meeting over governing pact

Anger erupts at inaugural city council meeting over governing pact

It was a tense day at the first meeting of the new city council on Friday, illustrated by Fianna Fáil Councillor Ollie Crowe refusing to stand in for the photo at the end of the me ...
Fianna Fáil leads and the Greens break through – Breakdown of the new county council

Fianna Fáil leads and the Greens break through – Breakdown of the new county council

After weeks of hard work and vigorous campaigning the candidates for Galway County Council finally saw the results of their graft last week. Some parties saw their vote take a hit ...
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