Letterkenny councillor Jimmy Kavanagh has been chosen to run for Fantastic Gael within the native elections once more.
Cllr Kavanagh has been a neighborhood consultant since 2009 and has held the place of Letterkenny Mayor twice.
He was chosen because the Letterkenny candidate for the subsequent council elections throughout a Fantastic Gael conference in Letterkenny final night time, chaired by Paddy Gildea.
“Jimmy Kavanagh cares for neighborhood and county and nation,” mentioned Alma Kavanagh Curren as his proposer.
Alma gave a abstract of the problems and tasks that Jimmy Kavanagh had connected to his identify, together with neighborhood, accessibility, twinning, faculty programmes, tourism and allotment tasks.
Seconding the proposal, Frank O Donnell, Letterkenny Michael Collins Chair, spoke of Jimmy Kavanagh’s work throughout his time as a employees officer within the hospital, on native quiz fundraising occasions, faulty concrete blocks, incapacity causes and the great work executed with the native soccer membership.
Jimmy Kavanagh then addressed the assembly, thanking the good end up and his proposer and the officers and officers who presided at assembly.
He spoke of his pleasure and historical past with the Fantastic Gael get together from each his circle of relatives and Roisin, his spouse. He recapped on the audio system and his work and ongoing involvement on points. He thanked his loyal get together members and relations for attending the conference.
He then was requested to signal the get together pledge by Councillor Thomas Walsh from the Sligo / Drumcliffe electoral space and following this was declared as a candidate within the Letterkenny Electoral Space. A directive was learn relating to the technique of including a second candidate at a later stage.
Donegal Fantastic Gael Councillors Barry Sweeny and Johnny Mc Guinness addressed the assembly, congratulating Jimmy Kavanagh on his choice and spoke of different county points. Apologies got here from Councillor Martin Harley who couldn’t attend as a result of council commitments.
Laura Comiskey, nationwide marketing campaign organiser spoke of her work for the get together and wished Jimmy Kavanagh and his group all the most effective on his marketing campaign. Councillor Thomas Walsh closed the assembly and refreshments have been served.
Fantastic Gael’s Jimmy Kavanagh to rerun for Letterkenny council seat was final modified: November twenty first, 2023 by