Category: POLITICS

Councillor Aisling Dolan to stand for Fine Gael in general election

Councillor Aisling Dolan to stand for Fine Gael in general election

Formerly independent county councillor for Ballinasloe Aisling Dolan has joined Fine Gael and will be standing for them in the next general election. Counillor Dolan will be conte ...
Ó Cuiv and Crowe to stand for Fianna Fáil in Galway West in the next general election

Ó Cuiv and Crowe to stand for Fianna Fáil in Galway West in the next general election

Fianna Fáil have chosen city councillor Ollie Crowe and current Galway West TD Eamon Ó Cuív to contest the Galway West - South Mayo constituency in the next general election. The ...
Hildegarde Naughton recuses herself from Dáil voting scandal inquiry

Hildegarde Naughton recuses herself from Dáil voting scandal inquiry

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton has announced that she is recusing herself from the Dáil inquiry into TDs voting on behalf of their colleagues. Hildegarde Naughton, who is the ...
What steps can Galway businesses take ahead of Brexit?

What steps can Galway businesses take ahead of Brexit?

With Boris at the wheel in London steering the United Kingdom into a no-deal Brexit, there are concerns about what this will mean for Irish businesses. An East Galway TD has offer ...
HSE urged to fix ‘ridiculous situation’ with Tuam Primary Care Centre

HSE urged to fix ‘ridiculous situation’ with Tuam Primary Care Centre

The opening hours for Tuam Primary Care Centre are not fit for purpose and the HSE nationally needs to sort out the problem as a matter of urgency. That's the view of Galway Eas ...
Govt decision to reappoint Hogan as commissioner is clear ‘victory for cronyism’

Govt decision to reappoint Hogan as commissioner is clear ‘victory for cronyism’

The government's decision to reappoint Phil Hogan as Ireland’s commissioner has been described as 'a missed opportunity' by a Midlands North West MEP. Matt Carthy MEP said that Ph ...
President Higgins says Brits are “throwing a tantrum” during German visit

President Higgins says Brits are “throwing a tantrum” during German visit

President Michael D Higgins has said that 'our nearest neighbours are throwing a tantrum' during a three-day visit to Germany this week. The President made the analogy after Brexi ...
Owen Hanley: Why is Leo Varadkar Taoiseach?

Owen Hanley: Why is Leo Varadkar Taoiseach?

By Owen Hanley  Last month Taoiseach Leo Varadkar unveiled a climate action plan nobody really believes in to do something that he never seemed to care about to appeal to voters w ...
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