Roderic O’Gorman and the Mother and Baby Homes

roderic o gorman mother and baby homes

‘During the debate on amendments to the Mother and Baby Home legislation, @HollyCairnsTD
asked the Minister if he would accept any of the amendments put forward by TDs that are based on input from survivors & human rights experts. He said “No”.’

Pádraig Conneely to bow out of politics – Connacht Tribune

Padraig Connelly Fine Gael Councillor Keith Finnegan Galway Bay FM presenter

Not an April Fool:

One of the most controversial and colourful figures in local politics for over a decade, Pádraig Conneely, will not be contesting the local election in May.

via Pádraig Conneely to bow out of politics – Connacht Tribune




Padraig turned up in my cartoons for the Connacht Tribune quite a few times over the years. Here’s one of him on Salthill Prom with former FG colleague John Mulholland:
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And turning up in the most unexpected places looking for a vote:




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And with the rest of the Galway City Council in 2013: