The replacement for former Ennis Fianna Fail Councillor Mark Nestor on Clare County Council is to be revealed early next week.
It’s understood a selection convention is to be held by the party next Sunday evening to co-opt a new Council member, with Mr Nestor having resigned his seat in September to begin training for the priesthood.
Four candidates are in the running for the seat – former Ennis Chamber President Darragh McAllister, former Councillor Bernard ‘Bomber’ Hanrahan, postmaster Tom O’ Callaghan and former local election candidate Amanda Major.
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Mr McAllister says if chosen, he’ll seek to retain the seat in 2024’s local elections.
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