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Councillors count their blessings in city count centre

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Count centres are like catnip for political reporters: we just can’t resist visiting them. And politicians – usually button-lipped around pol corrs – tend to want to chat about everything under the sun when ballots are being sorted, as the uniquely democratic adrenalin of fear and anticipation courses through their party-political veins.

City of Tribes diversifies its representation

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Fianna Fáil’s Josie Forde, a first-time candidate and the party’s only female runner in Galway, is one of six new councillors who survived the field of 52 runners on a day when her party lost its position as the largest on the local authority, going down from five to four seats. Her 665 first preferences got her in on the 14th count.

Creative Westside Project to concentrate on air quality

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The Air We Share is a new creative project with a focus on air quality - involving a fascinating mix of science, creativity and community action.

Green and red pact to run Galway for next five years

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All signs point to a Fianna Fáil-Labour-Sinn Féin coalition with support from Independent councillors to run the Galway City Council for the next five years.

Green and red pact to run Galway for next five years

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All signs point to a Fianna Fáil-Labour-Sinn Féin coalition with support from Independent councillors to run the Galway City Council for the next five years.

Blue Teapot hosts meeting on future of arts and disability

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Artists and creative companies working at the intersection of arts and disability across Galway gathered for an important meeting at the Blue Teapot Theatre last week.

Right, let’s start getting things done

And with the last vote counted, that was it. The choices have been made and the composition of the local councils that will oversee our city and county is known. While many of the experienced councillors have retained their seats, there are plenty of new faces too, to create the ideal sporting blend of youth and experience.

Climate gains were worth the electoral risk, says disappointed Murphy

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I am disappointed to have lost my seat on Galway City Council. The seat was won by Pauline O’Reilly five years ago, and I was co-opted after her election to the Seanad.

Pernet’s arts workshops highlight the value of inclusion

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A series of arts workshops organised by Pernet CLG, a local organisation committed to promoting education, highlighted the value of integration and inclusion in the community.

Galway Arts and Disability Levelling Access report highlights collaborative efforts

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Artists and creative companies working at the intersection of arts and disability gathered for a meeting of Galway city organisations and creative practitioners at Blue Teapot Theatre. The afternoon was filled with inspiring conversations, focusing on artists, the work of artists with intellectual disabilities, with physical disabilities, as well as on developing the artforms such as theatre and visual arts.

 

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