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#Galway East

# galway-east - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Enda Kenny is about to contest his 12th general election

The Taoiseach, needless to say, had little trouble getting his name on the ticket for the Mayo constituency.

# galway-east - Sunday 28 September, 2014

The death of a Galway man in Germany: His family's search for answers

Matthew Fitzpatrick died in “exceptionally suspicious circumstances.” So what has the government done to help re-open the case?

# galway-east - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

'I was certainly surprised': Kitt says local radio station told him Keaveney was joining FF

Michael Kitt, the Galway East TD, learned that Colm Keaveney was his new constituency colleague via Galway Bay FM, he said this morning.

# galway-east - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Confirmed: Former Labour chairman Colm Keaveney joining Fianna Fáil

The surprise move by the former chairman of the Labour Party will see him join Fianna Fáil’s parliamentary ranks in the Dáil. He will not run for Europe next year as had been expected.

# galway-east - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Colm Keaveney is considering running in next year's European elections

The newly-independent TD faces an uphill task to retain his Dáil seat at the next general election so is now considering running for Europe but he’s not made a decision yet, he insists.

# galway-east - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

‘I can no longer perform this task’: Colm Keaveney’s resignation statement in full

The Galway East TD has put out a detailed statement explaining his reasons for resigning as chairman and as a member of the Labour Party today.

# galway-east - Monday 14 January, 2013

Labour chairman Colm Keaveney wants party conference held in April

Keaveney, who voted against the Budget, wants the issue of his chairmanship sorted as soon as possible amid rumblings that Labour wants to oust him but an April conference is unlikely.

# galway-east - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Labour chair still hoping Budget cut to child benefit can be reversed

“I think it is and it has to be,” Labour TD Colm Keaveney said when asked whether child benefit was still up for negotiation in the Budget.

# galway-east - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Confirmed: Dáil to lose 8 TDs with confirmation of boundary changes

Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.

# galway-east - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Constituency report: Dáil loses 8 TDs in radical boundary shake-up

The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.

# galway-east - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Mayor of Tuam quits Labour over county council 'shafting'

Cllr Mary Loftus said she was overlooked for a seat on Galway County Council vacated by Colm Keaveney last year.

# galway-east - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 10.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Hot List: The latest from the three constituencies with 12 seats to fill

Latest: Recount in Laois-Offaly started again at 8.15pm. Full recount has started in Galway West.

The PDs return: former party fares better in 2011 than 2007

The party that disbanded after its election slaughter in 2007 sees its former candidates gain ground this time around.

The Half Past Fix: 9.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results of the last 60 minutes. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# galway-east - Monday 14 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday

The latest highlights from the campaign trail – including: who’s the fairest of them all?

# galway-east - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

FIANNA FÁIL TD Noel Treacy is to step down at the next election, he has confirmed this morning. The Galway East deputy said that he had been given medical advice to stand down, though RTÉ reports he had already been nominated by the party’s constituency organisation to contest the next election. His retirement means that three of the four current TDs in the constituency are stepping down; Fine Gael’s Ulick Burke and Paul Connaughton have already decided to step down.

# galway-east - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

FINE GAEL TD for Galway East, Paul Connaughton, has announced he will be stepping down from politics at the next general election. The 66-year-old has represented the constituency since 1981 and served as a junior minister at the Department of Agriculture under Garret Fitzgerald’s government from 1982 to 1987.