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Eamon O Cuiv is elected on the 9th count in the Bailey Allen Hall at NUI Galway.

Galway West poll-topper only rules out formal Coalition

By Stephen Corrigan Galway West poll-topper Éamon Ó Cuív gave the clearest indication yet that he would be prepared to support a Fine Gael-led minority government, following his election on Sunday morning. According to Deputy Ó...
Social Democrats candidate Niall O Tuathiall with his team at NUI Galway during the counting of votes for Galway West.

Social Democrats will hold onto the posters

By Stephen Corrigan The Social Democrats new standard bearer for Galway West has not ruled out the possibility of another General Election before the end of the year. Niall Ó Tuaithail made the remarks as he...
Cllr Catherine Connolly, Galway West independent candidate, celebrates with her husband Brian McEnery, family members and friends, after she was elected.

No going back for Connolly

By Stephen Corrigan Newly elected Independent TD for Galway West Catherine Connolly has emphatically ruled out ever returning to the Labour Party following her election on Sunday evening. Just minutes after her election, the outgoing city...

TALLIES: Half of boxes open in City West

With half of the boxes in Galway City West tallied, the state of play in the six-seater is: Donal Lyons (Ind) 23% Pauline O’Reilly (Greens) 14.75% Niall McNelis (Lab) 11.89% John Connolly (FF) 9.86% Pearce Flannery (FG) 9.48% Peter Keane...

TALLIES: Cheevers looks set to take a seat in City East

With just over half the boxes tallied for Galway City East, Fianna Fáil’s Alan Cheevers looks set to take a seat, polling at over 17 per cent of first preferences. With Mervue, Ballybane and Tirellan...

TALLIES: Fine Gael will struggle to hold seat in City East

Fine Gael will struggle to hold its seat in Galway City East. City Councillor John Walsh – a brother of former Fine Gael TD in Galway West, Brian Walsh – is on 5.7% with three-quarters...

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