*Mark Nestor is raised aloft. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare County Council’s newest 28 elected representatives have been confirmed following the conclusion of the two day count at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis.
Ennis will be electing at least one new councillor following tomorrow’s local elections.
*André Hakizimana André Hakizimana has pledged to establish a school of economics and television station in Clare if successful in his bid to be elected to Clare County Council.
Of all 51 candidates for the local elections on May 24th, Shannon councillor Gerry Flynn was the only one to refuse to sign a pledge to give his support for the restoration of health services to Co Clare.
Three Independent candidates have joined the local election race with the deadline for candidates to register having now passed.