*Angela Coll, Katie Coll, Amanda Major and Tom Costelloe. 

FIANNA FÁIL’s Comhairle Ceantair in Ennis has elected a new Chairperson.

Tom Costelloe who resides on the Kilrush Rd has been elected as Tom O’Callaghan’s successor as Chairman. O’Callaghan received the backing of Comhairle members before Christmas to fill the vacancy left on Clare County Council following the resignation of Mark Nestor.

As such he had to step down as Comhairle Chairman with Costelloe appointed to the role on Friday at Hotel Woodstock.

Angela Coll who was PRO was elected secretary, taking over from Marie Therese Costelloe. Angela’s daughter Katie replaces her as PRO.

Former local election candidate, Amanda Major was elected Women and Equality Officer. She put her name forward for the recent co-option to the County Council.

Jack O’Dea continues as the branch’s youth officer with loyal party members Seamus O’Sullivan and Josie Nevin remaining as joint treasurers with Kevin Considine opting to stick in situ as Vice Chairman.

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