Traveller caravans on the grounds of Galway City Hall in February 2016. It didn't solve the issue of housing for memebrs of the Travelling community.

Travellers don’t want sites near anti-social city councillors

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Galway City Councillors are to the body politic what bareknuckle streetfighters are to the Travelling community: a disgrace. Speaker after speaker during debate about proposed...
City councillors discuss how they would spend an additional grand each if they are deemed worthy of a payrise. Photo: Stan Shields.

What would Galway City Cllrs buy with extra €1k?

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Councillors are getting a pay rise of a grand. Well, some of them are. Every councillor in the country, outside of the city districts,...
In his hair: Niall Ó Tuathail (left) attacked Cllr Billy Cameron over his hirsute views.

Hairy moment for Bald Billy as Soc Dem Niall’s mask slips

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The only political party more anonymous than Labour, and perhaps Renua, is the Social Democrats. And so, in a shameless effort to appear relevant, the...
Micheal Martin has endured a shower of complaints from former city councillor, Mary Leahy, about his lack of action on the crisis in the health service.

Nurses’ chief says Micheál Martin ‘hasn’t been seen since election’

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley As the Dublin and Cork-based media drool over Micheál Martin, and marvel at Fianna Fáil’s comeback, not everyone is pleased with the Corkman’s performance. She...

Terry’s tribute to 1916 Rising ‘mirrors’ Shantalla plaque

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley The 1916 celebrations may be over, but the arguments about memorials continue to rumble on. A centenary monument was unveiled in Mervue just before...

Dr Fidelma Healy leaves politics behind to return to her roots

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley We recently brought you news of retired Labour Party politician, Lorraine Higgins’ new job. But Lovely Lorraine isn’t the only Galway senator who was defeated...

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