Rabbitte ‘felt success in her bones’

Anne Rabbitte felt it her bones about a month ago that this was going to be a successful election campaign. Instead of having to try and recruit canvassers, she was getting calls from volunteers...

Galway East: Cannon takes final seat

Fine Gael's Ciaran Cannon has filled the third and final seat in Galway East constituency following the distribution of Sean Canney's surplus and there ends count. Cannon was elected without reaching the quota and he...

Galway East: Canney and Rabbitte elected

Both Independent Sean Canney and Anne Rabbitte of Fianna Fail have been elected in the sixth count amid jubilant scenes at the Galway East count in New Inn Canney and Rabbitte were carried shoulder high...

Galway East: 5th Count: Keaveney eliminated

  It's nearly all over in the Galway East Constituency with just one count remaining . . . it is one of the earliest counts to be completed in the constituency in living memory. The fifth...

Disappointment, but no regrets for Higgins

Lorraine Higgins has fought the good fight for two General Elections in a row . . . and she has come close to the dream of getting a Dáil seat. Five years ago, she was...

Galway East: 4th Count: Connaughton quits politics

The big news from the Galway East count centre in New Inn is that Deputy Paul Connaughton is quitting politics as he conceded defeat to his FG party colleague Ciaran Cannon. There was shock when...


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