Letterkenny councillor Jimmy Kavanagh has been chosen to run for Wonderful Gael within the native elections once more.
Cllr Kavanagh has been an area 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 Wonderful Gael conference in Letterkenny final night time, chaired by Paddy Gildea.
“Jimmy Kavanagh cares for group and county and nation,” mentioned Alma Kavanagh Curren as his proposer.
Alma gave a abstract of the problems and initiatives that Jimmy Kavanagh had hooked up to his title, together with group, accessibility, twinning, faculty programmes, tourism and allotment initiatives.
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 fantastic work executed with the native soccer membership.
Jimmy Kavanagh then addressed the assembly, thanking the good prove and his proposer and the officers and officers who presided at assembly.
He spoke of his pleasure and historical past with the Wonderful Gael get together from each his family 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 members of the family 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 concerning the technique of including a second candidate at a later stage.
Donegal Wonderful 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 on account of council commitments.
Laura Comiskey, nationwide marketing campaign organiser spoke of her work for the get together and wished Jimmy Kavanagh and his staff all the very best on his marketing campaign. Councillor Thomas Walsh closed the assembly and refreshments had been served.
Wonderful Gael’s Jimmy Kavanagh to rerun for Letterkenny council seat was final modified: November twenty first, 2023 by