Some articles on galway, galway east:
... He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for constituencies in County Galway for over thirty years, and then a Senator for 8 years ... to Dáil Éireann on his first attempt, at the June 1927 general election in the nine-seat Galway constituency ... victory at the 1932 general election, it won no new seats in Galway ...
... He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway East constituency from 1997–2002 and 2007–11, and was also a Senator for three terms ... After unsuccessfully contesting the 1981 general election in Galway East, Burke was nominated by the Taoiseach, Garret FitzGerald to the 15th Seanad ... elected as a TD at the 1997 general election when the Galway East constituency was increased to 4 seats ...
... He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway East constituency from 1981 to 2011, and was a Senator from 1977 to 1981 ... Connaughton was born in Mountbellew, County Galway ... involved in politics in 1979 when he became a member of Galway County Council ...
Famous quotes containing the words east and/or galway:
“Though all the East did quake to hear
Of Alexanders dreadful name,
And all the West likewise did fear
To hear of Julius Caesars fame,”
—Robert Southwell (1561?1595)
“We dreamed that a great painter had been born
To cold Clare rock and Galway rock and thorn,
To that stern colour and that delicate line
That are our secret discipline
Wherein the gazing heart doubles her might....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)