Vote management limits FF losses in Galway

When Galway City Mayor Padraig Connelly (FG) met the Poor Clare nuns shortly after 7am last Friday morning on his way to vote, he knew it was going to be a good day - they told him they voted for him.

6th June, 2009

When Galway City Mayor Padraig Connelly (FG) met the Poor Clare nuns shortly after 7am last Friday morning on his way to vote, he knew it was going to be a good day - they told him they voted for him.

The gregarious Galway man, never far from the media spotlight, wasn’t wrong. Fine Gael and Labour looked set to pick up extra council seats in Galway city, though while the Fianna Fáil vote was...

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