Cllr James Lawless Selected by FF to Contest General Election in Kildare North

Cllr. James Lawless

Cllr. James Lawless

Fianna Fáil Councillor James Lawless was selected to contest the upcoming General Election on behalf of the party for Kildare North. The selection follows a convention which took place at the Westgrove Hotel in Clane with more than 200 members in attendance. The convention was chaired by Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD.

Speaking following his selection, Cllr Lawless commented, “It is a great honour to be chosen to represent Fianna Fáil in the Kildare North constituency for the upcoming General Election. Fianna Fáil has a proud tradition in Kildare and I look forward to working with the organisation and wider community to regain a seat for the party in Kildare North.”

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Ben Doyle Picked for Election in Maynooth Area

Ben Doyle has been selected to run for Fianna Fáil in the Maynooth area. A Peace Commissioner appointed by the Department of Justice, Ben lives in Carbury with his wife and two children.

He has worked tirelessly in the Carbury area over the past few years on issues such as unfinished housing estates in Derrinturn, lack of amenities for children and is presently working on bringing a new Enterprise Unit to the North West Kildare area. He is especially proud of his involvement in the establishment of an Autistic Unit in St. Conleaths’ local primary school.

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Paul Ward Selected to Contest Election in Maynooth Area

Kilcock resident Paul Ward has been selected to contest the May 2014 Local Elections in the Maynooth Local Electoral Area. The Maynooth Comhairle Ceantair is pleased to announce that Kilcock resident Paul Ward has been selected to run in the 2014 Local Elections.

Paul is married to Thersa Tighe a local secondary school teacher in Scoil Dara Kilcock and has two young children both being educated in Kilcock. He is a barrister by profession having previously worked for nine years as an investigation barrister for the Ryan Report.

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Fitzpatrick and Ó Cearúil Selected as Candidates for Maynooth Electoral Area

L-R: Declan Brennan, Senator Mark Daly, Naoise Ó Cearúil, Darragh Fitzpatrick, Gerard Smith

Fianna Fáil has selected two candidates to contest next year’s local elections in the redrawn Maynooth local electoral area.

At a selection convention that took place at Kilcock GAA on Tuesday 1st October Darragh Fitzpatrick and Naoise Ó Cearúil were selected to contest the election, which will take place next May.

The new Maynooth local electoral area covers an area including Maynooth town as well as Kilcock, Clane, Prosperous, Johnstown Bridge and Carbury.

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Kildare North Fianna Fáil to Select Local Election Candidates

The Kildare North Fianna Fáil organisation is to select its candidates for the upcoming local elections that are set to take place in May 2014. The party will select members for each of the three electoral areas by ballot of its members under the new One Member One Vote rules.

The party’s candidate selection convention for the Maynooth electoral area will take place on 1st October at Kilcock GAA at 8pm. The Naas electoral area convention will be held on 2nd October at the Townhouse Hotel, Naas at 9pm. The Celbridge electoral area convention will be on 3rd October at the Courtyard Hotel, Leixlip at 8pm.

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