Galway West

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 Katherine Zappone: Many TDs thanked her for her work during her term of office

“Aah, sod this for a game of soldiers. The sun is shining and there’s a cold drink waitin’ with my name on it. I’m outta here!” And with a devil-may-(...)

 The Health Information and Quality Authority said it is  reviewing international evidence on the effectiveness of face masks at reducing the transmission of respiratory viruses in the community.  Photograph: Reuters/Massimo Pinca

Pressure has increased on the Government to require that face masks be worn routinely by the public to contain the Covid-19 virus, in line with a chan(...)

FF leader Micheál Martin introduced rules in 2012 which stipulate that a draft programme for government must be voted on at a special ardfheis. Photograph: Henry Nicholls

The Fianna Fáil executive, comprising about 80 people, can make a decision on whether the party enters government with Fine Gael if a special ard fhei(...)

Éamon Ó Cuív: “The options have been artificially narrowed.”

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív has said there is serious disquiet in the party about entering into a four to five year government arrange(...)

Lynn Boylan: former Sinn Féin MEP for Dublin is one of the party’s seven candidates in the Seanad elections. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Sinn Féin MEP for Dublin Lynn Boylan has been selected as one of the party’s candidates in the Seanad elections ahead of the noon deadline on M(...)

Minister of State Sean Kyne. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has appointed Minister of State Sean Kyne to the Seanad to fill the vacancy left by Frankie Feighan who was elected to the Dáil(...)

Sinn Féin’s Ruairi Ó Murchú and Imelda Munster are elected on the first count in Louth. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Ruairí Ó Murchú, the newly elected Sinn Féin TD for Louth, was 16 years old when the IRA declared its first ceasefire in 1994. The 41-year-old Dundal(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Stephen Donnelly, elected  in the Wicklow Count Centre, Greystones.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Counts have concluded in 39 general election constituencies, narrowly making Fianna Fáil  the largest party in the 33rd Dáil. Micheál Marti(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald arrives at the Dublin election count centre at the RDS. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sinn Féin candidates stormed to a series of spectacular victories in general election counts last night, reshaping Ireland’s political landscape as pa(...)

Independent Noel Grealish, who looks set to retain his seat in Galway West. Photograph: Alan Betson

Noel Grealish, the Galway West TD who became embroiled in controversy after he claimed at a public meeting that the type of people to be accommodated (...)

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