December 5, 2023

Cllr Gerry McMonagle, Sandra Haughey and Maria Doherty have been chosen as Sinn Féin candidates in subsequent 12 months’s native elections. 

Cllr McMonagle and Sandra Haughey have been chosen for the Letterkenny electoral space following a conference in Dillons Lodge.

Maria Doherty was nominated by the Carrigart cumann contest within the Milford space election.

Maria Doherty chosen as Sinn Féin candidate for Milford.

Padraig Mac Lochainn TD, who attended each conventions, mentioned {that a} sturdy Sinn Féin workforce in Donegal County Council would begin the method of “folks first” in Donegal.

“2024 might be a giant 12 months with Native, European and possibly a Dáil election too,” he mentioned.

“Sinn Féin are decided to face a powerful workforce of candidates in all of those elections to ship the optimistic change that our folks want.”

Sinn Féin choose first two Native Election Candidates for the Letterkenny Electoral Space – Cllr Gerry McMonagle and Sandra Haughey

The Celebration Spokesperson on Fisheries and the Marine, talking in Letterkenny, praised the lengthy standing onerous work of Cllr McMonagle and his dedication to the folks of Letterkenny, whereas highlighting the trojan work finished by Sandra Haughey in her neighborhood.

In his acceptance speech, Cllr McMonagle mentioned: “I’m very proud and extremely honoured to be chosen by Sinn Féin as soon as once more to be their commonplace bearer in Letterkenny.

“I’ve labored tirelessly these final twenty years for the folks of Letterkenny and I’m extraordinarily pleased with this neighborhood and what it has achieved.

“My primary purpose might be to proceed to construct on the success of the previous. We’ll want sturdy public representatives who will symbolize the rising wants of Letterkenny. I firmly consider with the expertise and might do perspective I possess I can ship on these wants.

“We should tackle our Housing, Well being and infrastructure deficits. Points that I’ve been campaigning on since being elected.

“I make one promise right here tonight and that’s to proceed to work on behalf of the folks of Letterkenny and to convey your issues to the desk the place they must be heard, be that at Nationwide or Native degree.”

Accepting her nomination, Sandra Haughey mentioned she was honoured and that it was a privilege to have been nominated by her native Cumann, Gallagher/Mc Fadden/Ashe.

She mentioned that she was trying ahead to persevering with her work inside the neighborhood and bringing the issues and problems with the folks of the world to the forefront of the political narrative within the Council.

She added: “If elected, I’ll stay up for working with our native and nationwide Sinn Féin groups in representing the pursuits of the folks within the Letterkenny space and particularly these staff and households left behind by Authorities insurance policies “

Sinn Féin choose first three native election candidates was final modified: October twenty fourth, 2023 by Workers Author