Former Senator Jarlath McDonagh (right) and recent local election candidate David Collins have endorsed Senator Hildegarde Naughton and will be campaigning in their areas for her.

Hildegarde wins key Fine Gaeler’s support

A city based candidate in next month’s general election has received a timely boost – as she has received a resounding endorsement from one of Fine Gael’s most influential figures. Senator Hildegarde Naughton is one...
Political football....Catherine Connolly showing off her skills during a respite in the count last time out.

Connolly off to a stormer

Perhaps now the whispering campaign will stop. For the past month or more, Fine Gael and Labour sources locally have been hinting that Independent Galway City Councillor Catherine Connolly’s general election campaign has been...
Senator Fidelma Healy Eames together with supporters, being assisted by Tomás McLoughlin and his brother Matthew to cut the tape at the new Campaign Office in Oranmore.

Brave battler opens new election office

A young Galway boy who has battled serious illness since his premature birth was in the spotlight this week as he officially unveiled an election candidate’s new campaign base. Tomás McLoughlin, who has cerebral palsy...
Deputy Denis Naughten and his wife Mary Tiernan at his general election launch in Athleague.

Potential king-maker outlines price of his Government support

A potential ‘king-maker’ in the post-election jostling for power has prioritised local health services in Galway as the price of his support. Independent Galway/Roscommon TD, Denis Naughten said he is willing to prop-up a minority...
Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, Sinn Féín candidate for Galway West, supported at his election launch in An Cheathrú Rua by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams and Galway City Councillor Mairéad Farrell. Pic: Seán Ó Mainnín.

Adams vows Sinn Féin will deliver for Gaeltacht in Government

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams vowed that his party would deliver for the Gaeltacht if it leads the next Government – claiming Fine Gael and Fianna Fail have never stood up for Irish speakers. He...
Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin meets with Galway West Fíanna Fáil candidate Cllr John Connolly and his wife Bernadette and their daughters Sadie, Katie and Lauren, on his arrival at the Hotel Meyrick on Wednesday to launch the Fianna Faill plan for rural Ireland.

Hospital A&E urgent priority says Martin

On Sunday, St Valentine’s Day, at Pearse Stadium, the Galway senior hurlers sent Cork packing, with a convincing six-point win in the National League. “I think come summertime we’ll be very competitive in championship,” said...


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