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Sinn Féin to stand seven Seanad candidates - Ó Snodaigh

21 March, 2016 - by Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD


Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh has today announced that the party is standing seven candidates in the forthcoming Seanad elections.

The candidates are Pádraig Mac Lochlainn from Donegal on the Industrial and Commercial Panel, Rose Conway-Walsh from Mayo on the Agriculture Panel, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh from Galway on the Agriculture Panel, Fintan Warfield from Dublin on the Culture and Education Panel, Niall Ó Donnghaile from Belfast on the Administrative Panel, Máire Devine from Dublin on the Labour Panel and Paul Gavan from Limerick on the Labour Panel.

Speaking from Leinster House today Deputy Ó Snodaigh said;

“Sinn Féin is delighted to announce our panel of candidates for the Seanad elections from across the four provinces of Ireland.

“We will use the Seanad as a platform to put forward Sinn Féin’s policies including protecting our most vulnerable citizens, introducing a fair tax system and investing in high quality public services with a priority of solving the crises in our health and housing services.

“We will also push for proper reform of the Seanad including the introduction of universal voting rights.

“Our candidates are all Sinn Féin activists in their own communities, they are highly capable and will make great Senators. I congratulate them all on their nominations and wish them well in the election.”

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