Councillors chosen to contest elections
COUNCILLORS Grainne McLoughlin, George Jones and Derek Mitchell, as well as newcomer Simon Harris, were selected by Fine Gael to contest next year’s Town Council elections in Greystones at the Horse & Hound last Monday evening.
‘Major progress has been made in transforming Greystones,’ said current Mayor Cllr. George Jones. ‘I look forward to continuing the very important work for the town in the years ahead.’
Simon Harris, who is also expected to run for Wicklow County Council is, at 21, one of the youngest candidates in the country.
‘I look forward to working with the three outgoing councillors and hope I will help increase the party representation on Greystones Town Council,’ said Mr. Harris.
Mr Des Lane was appointed Director of Elections by the Convention, Cllr S. Bourke of Arklow chaired the meeting and Deputies Andrew Doyle and Billy Timmins were also present.