Elections 2014 Galway: Independents dominate in west of country

The O’Flaherty name was once again being chanted in the City of the Tribes last night.

25th May, 2014

The O’Flaherty name, which has been synonymous with Galway city politics for more than 50 years, was once again being chanted in the City of the Tribes last night.

Former mayor, Terry O’Flaherty swept home at the top of the poll in the City East ward of Galway City Council to the delight of her supporters. O’Flaherty, a former member of the Progressive Democrats and now an independent, has worn the mayoral chain twice...

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