Heavy showers accompany Cllr Roisin Garvey (GP) as she makes her way through Corofin on Monday evening but the rain doesn’t dampen the message being imparted.
*Cllr Roisin Garvey. Photograph: Eamon Ward Clare’s only elected Green Party representative Roisin Garvey will forever remember 2019 as the year of her political breakthrough but less than twelve months on she’s bidding for higher office.
*Roisin Garvey. Photograph: Martin Connolly Twenty years ago Roisin Garvey made a promise to her then unborn son that some day she would run for election, that day came and resulted in her winning a seat on Clare County Council on Saturday.
Inagh’s Roisin Garvey was one of two candidates unveiled by The Green Party on Thursday to contest the 2019 local elections in Clare. She will run in the Ennistymon electoral area which covers North Clare while Barry O’Donovan will seek a seat in the Killaloe Municipal District. Roisin’s area is newly created and she’s hopeful…