Author: Paul Kelly

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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

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 ...
Young man hospitalized after city centre stabbing

Young man hospitalized after city centre stabbing

A man has been hospitalized after a stabbing on Francis Street in Galway City Centre in the early hours of this morning. Gardaí have said that a young man in his 20s was injured i ...
‘Misogynistic’, ‘racist’ and creating ‘a culture of bigotry’ – Eyre Square protesters condemn Donald Trump

‘Misogynistic’, ‘racist’ and creating ‘a culture of bigotry’ – Eyre Square protesters condemn Donald Trump

The rain did little to deter a gathering of protesters against US President Donald Trump in Eyre Square yesterday evening. A number of people gathered in Galway City in what was d ...
New faces and new parties: A breakdown of the new City Council

New faces and new parties: A breakdown of the new City Council

The dust has settled after the drawn out local elections last weekend and a new Galway city council has been elected. With new faces in the mix and some triumphant returns, some p ...
Galway City Council: Fianna Fáil the largest party for the first time since 1999

Galway City Council: Fianna Fáil the largest party for the first time since 1999

The chant of “Champiole” echoed throughout the Westside count centre on this weekend as Fianna Fáil celebrated a hugely successful city council election. Fianna Fáil representativ ...
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