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FIRST COUNT TO BEGIN AT GALWAY WEST CONSTITUENCY

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 28-Oct-2011

Tallies indicate Michael D Higgins is the clear winner in Galway West at 57 % – representing 25 thousand 462 votes.

His nearest rival Sean Gallagher is at 18%, followed by Martin McGuiness at 10%, and Gay Mitchell at 4%.

David Norris is at 3% in Galway West tallies as is Claregalway resident Dana Rosemary Scallon.

Mary Davis has secured 779 votes in the constituency.

Claregalway Resident Dana Rosemary Scallon is at 3.4%.

The first count there is expected to commence at half past 3.

Turnout in Galway West is estimated to be at around 44%

In Galway East, final tallies put Michale D Higgins ahead.

M.D.Higgins: 45%,S.Gallagher: 29%,M.McGuinness: 11%, G.Mitchell: 6.5%

D.R.Scallon: 3.2%,D.Norris: 2.5%,M.Davis: 2.2%

 

Nationally..

First count results in the Presidential election are expected to start coming in from around the country in the next hour or so.

FINAL CLARE TALLY

99 of 170 boxes – 60%, Higgins -43.3, Gallagher – 32, McGuinness- 10.6, Mitchell- 5.6, Norris- 3.6, Dana – 2.8, Davis- 1.9

FINAL DONEGAL NORTH EAST TALLY

Martin McGuinness 31%,Sean Gallagher 28%,Michael D Higgins 24%, Dana Rosemary Scallon 7%,Gay Mitchel 5%,David Norris 3%

Mary Davis 2%

FINAL DONEGAL NORTH EAST TALLY

Martin McGuinness 31%, Sean Gallagher 28%, Michael D Higgins 24%,Dana Rosemary Scallon 7%, Gay Mitchel 5%,David Norris 3%

Mary Davis 2%

FINAL DONEGAL SOUTH WEST TALLY

Sean Gallagher 32.3%, Martin McGuinness 28.5%, Michael D Higgins 23%,Gay Mitchel 5%,Dana Rosemary Scallon 6%,David Norris 3%, Mary Davis 2%

 

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Appeal for information following Portumna crash

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 08-May-2013

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle crash at the Portumna bridge this morning.

The road from Nenagh to Loughrea reopened shortly after 11 this morning following the completion of a technical exam.

Four men were travelling in a van when they hit the Portumna bridge around 6:30 this morning.

Gardaí, ambulance and two units of Portumna fire services rushed to the scene, and one of the men was taken to Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe.

He is being treated for head injuries, which have been described by Gardaí as serious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portumna Garda station on 09-097-42060

 

 

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President Higgins among GMIT’s first ever honorary fellowships

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 10-May-2013

GMIT is to honour seven outstanding individuals including President Michael D Higgins with Honorary Fellowships at a special ceremony later this month.

It’s the first time in the 40 year history of the Institute the Governing Body of GMIT has decided to award honorary fellowships.

The GMIT Honorary Fellowships will be conferred at the g Hotel in the city this day two weeks Friday 24 May at 2.30pm in front of 200 invited guests.

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Galway commuters hold their breath as LRC intervenes in bus strike

Bernie Ni Fhlatharta

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Date Published: 13-May-2013

Galway commuters are holding their breath as there has been a potential breakthrough in the Bus Eireann dispute, as both sides have agreed to talks at the Labour Relations Commission.

The LRC intervened this afternoon, on day two of strike action that has seen 95 per cent of bus services disrupted across the country.

The LRC’s Director of Conciliation Services, Kevin Foley, says the National Bus and Rail Union and the company have agreed to meet for mediated talks at 8 this evening.

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