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# galway-west - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Soc Dems and Greens look set to win a seat each in Galway West

Outgoing Independent TDs Catherine Connelly and Noel Grealish look in danger of losing their seats – but could be saved on transfers.

# galway-west - Sunday 24 January, 2016

These are the 10 most important constituencies in the general election

Analysis: We’ve picked out the bellwether constituencies that will tell us a lot about the outcome of Election 2016.

# galway-west - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Just weeks out from the election, a Fine Gael TD has resigned from the Dáil

Brian Walsh had already decided not to contest the election following medical advice.

# galway-west - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Renua relying on Charity to take out Fidelma Healy-Eames

The new political party has recruited an independent councillor to its ranks.

# galway-west - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Mayo TD John O'Mahony confirms switch to Galway-West

The former football manager says “the pitch has changed” for the next election.

# galway-west - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Seanad's newest member wants it abolished, admits it's a 'gateway' to the Dáil

Hildegarde Naughton said she sees the upper house as a “gateway” and said she wants “to get a feel for the workings of the Dáil and Senate”.

# galway-west - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Is Galway West TD Noel Grealish joining Fianna Fáil?

The independent TD declined to comment when asked if he was interested in joining the party which itself has denied it has approached the former Progressive Democrat deputy.

# galway-west - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Coroner inquest into death of Savita will be 'open and transparent'

The preliminary inquiry is due to begin on 18 January, and is expected to reconvene in April for a week.

# galway-west - 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-west - Thursday 19 July, 2012

IMF recommendations 'not something government has to follow' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore was responding to the International Monetary Fund’s statement on completion of its annual review of Ireland’s affairs.

# galway-west - 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-west - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office

Students climbed onto the roof and entered the constituency office of Brian Walsh TD in Galway earlier today.

# galway-west - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Garda Ombudsman to investigate circumstances of man’s suspected suicide in Kerry after negotiations with gardaí; Galway West count finishes 73 hours after it begun, and the future of Slane is under threat.

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# galway-west - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.

# galway-west - Monday 28 February, 2011

FIANNA FÁIL’S JOHN MOLONEY has been eliminated in the 11th count in Laois-Offaly, where just one of five seats has been filled (by FG’s Charlie Flanagan). Meanwhile, two revised counts in Galway West have made only the slightest changes to the first count results, but have not seen anyone else elected. The returning officer for Galway West said earlier she could not give a timeline for the results, although results for both Wicklow and Laois-Offaly are expected later tonight.

The Daily Fix: Monday

Every evening, brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories of the day, as well as the interesting bits and pieces you may have missed.

Dick Roche eliminated as Wicklow count rolls on

Fianna Fáil TD has been eliminated following rechecks in Wicklow, where five seats have yet to be filled.

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Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

Still 12 seats to be filled with counts resuming today

Three recounts will take place today in Wicklow, Laois-Offaly, and Galway West.

THERE WILL BE no further results announced tonight in the General Election 2011 count.

The Laois-Offaly count will recommence at 10am today. There will be no announcements from the Galway West count either overnight. The Wicklow recount granted to Fianna Fail’s Dick Roche will not begin until 9am.

A total of 12 seats are yet to be decided in these constituencies. So far, Fine Gael are on 70 seats, Labour on 36, Fianna Fail on 18, Sinn Fein on 13 and others (including independents) on 17 seats.

# galway-west - Sunday 27 February, 2011

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: 4.30pm

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – 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.

FIANNA FÁIL’S CANDIDATE in Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív has been elected on the eighth count.

FIANNA FÁIL CANDIDATE Frank Fahey has been eliminated in Galway West on the seventh count.

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am

Every hour – on the half hour – brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

# galway-west - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Why would a twentysomething run for the Dail?

Young candidates in Election 2011 tell why they want to be part of the 31st Dáil.

# galway-west - Friday 11 February, 2011

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On the hustings: A week in pictures on the Election 2011 campaign trail

They came, they put on boxing gloves, they aim to conquer – brings you some of the offguard, and possibly posed, moments of GE11.

Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments

The new party leader tells his former cabinet colleagues that if they stay on as TDs, they’ll forego their €88k payout.

# galway-west - Monday 7 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Monday

The highs and lows of today’s campaign trail: The manifestos of the three biggest political parties are unveiled, Dylan Haskins is caught between a rock and a hard place, and Éamon Ó Cuiv is all tuckered out.

# galway-west - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Last-minute rubberstamping of Public Service Cards scheme "a costly political stunt"

Irish civil rights group criticises Eamon O Cuiv issuing of ‘ID cards’ on last day in office.

# galway-west - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Leinster House 'Toxic Anglo' accused wants to be a TD

Joe McNamara “grabbed the mic” at public meeting in Galway last night and vowed to run against Fianna Fail’s Frank Fahey.