Spe­cial meet­ing to al­low McLough­lin Seanad vote

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A SPE­CIAL meet­ing of Wick­low County Coun­cil will take place on or be­fore March 21 to al­low Grainne McLough­lin who will re­place newly elected TD, Si­mon Har­ris, vote in the up­com­ing Seanad elec­tions.

Speak­ing at a re­cent meet­ing of Wick­low County Coun­cil Cllr. Ge­orge Jones said a spe­cial meet­ing of the coun­cil would need to take place to al­low Ms. McLough­lin vote in the elec­tions.

Cllr. Nicky Kelly said he had no prob­lem with the spe­cial meet­ing but said he would also like the county's hous­ing sit­u­a­tion to be dis­cussed at this meet­ing. Cllr. Tommy Cullen sup­ported Cllr. Jones and said it was 'only right' that Ms. McLough­lin got the op­por­tu­nity to vote in the elec­tion. 'I don't want to see any­one de­prived of that.'

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