Greens select O’Reilly replacement for City Council

Niall Murphy will be the new Green Party councillor for the Galway City West Ward on Galway City Council. Pauline O’Reilly was elected to the Seanad in April, leaving her seat on the Galway City Council vacant. As per Green Party tradition, the party members in Galway City West selected…

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City Hall glad to see the back of Pauline and Ollie!

The big winner in the Seanad election was the non-elected executive at Galway City Council. That may sound odd, but Councillors Pauline O’Reilly (Greens) and Ollie Crowe (FF) were two of the most vociferous in demanding accountability from management at City Hall. The duo didn’t always agree with each other,…

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Additional accommodation announced for asylum seekers in Galway

Additional accommodation has been announced for asylum seekers in Galway, Dublin, and Cork, to assist with social distancing in direct provision centres. The news has been welcomed by Green Party Galway City West councillor, Pauline O'Reilly, who is also the party spokesperson on Foreign Affairs. However she said the delay…

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Domestic violence incidents must not ‘go under radar’ during Covid-19, says O’Reilly

Despite the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus crisis, incidents of domestic violence will continue, but because of the lockdown many such incidents will continue to go under the radar, and unreported. This is the warning from Green Party Galway City West councillor, and Seanad Candidate, Pauline O'Reilly, who said that…

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Party unstuck by a green wave of a different hue

Pauline O’Reilly’s biggest supporter, her daughter Caragh, cuddled into the Green Party councillor’s side as she gave an interview to the Galway City Tribune at the count centre on Sunday, after being eliminated on the sixth count in Galway West. The nine-year-old was by her mother’s side last May as…

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Noel Grealish faces fight to retain Galway West seat, poll suggests

Noel Grealish could find himself in a close battle to hold his Dáil seat in Galway West with the Social Democrats and the Greens firmly in contention in the constituency, an opinion poll suggests. The TG4/Ipsos MRBI constituency poll for the five-seat constituency shows Niall Ó Tuathail of the Social…

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O’Reilly sets out priorities for Election 2020 campaign

Climate action, environmental protection, providing world class sustainable public transport, and supporting increased cycling infrastructure in the city will be the chief campaign points for the Green Party's Pauline O'Reilly, at Election 2020. Pauline O'Reilly, who was first elected to the Galway City Hall in May 2019, and who is…

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Galway must ‘move ahead urgently’ to secure greenway funding says O’Reilly

The €9 million announced for Greenways and cycling infrastructure in Budget 2020 is "shockingly low", but Galway must still press ahead to secure funding for greenways in the city and county. This is the view of the Green Party Galway City West councillor, Pauline O'Reilly, who called on Galway's local…

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1st Count City West: Lyons & O’Reilly elected

Pauline O’Reilly of the Green Party has taken a seat on the first count in Galway City West. She polled over 1,300 first preferences – 122 over the quota. Ms O’Reilly is the first Green to be elected to Galway City Council since Niall Ó Brolcháin took a seat in…

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Books, maps and lots of Lego: how to furnish your home school

Children undoubtedly learn from their parents but very few of us will devote time and energy to taking on the mammoth task of educating the next generation. Firstly, it requires hard work and dedication as well as a whole lot of commitment and resolve. But it may also be necessary…

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