*Madeline Taylor Quinn during her time as Mayor of Clare. Photograph: Mick Murtagh A former Clare TD and Senator is to make a political comeback, of sorts.
Madeline Taylor Quinn
*Madeline Taylor-Quinn being honoured for her contribution to Clare County Council by former Mayor, Tony Mulcahy. Photograph: Sean McInerney. Clare’s first female TD features in a new publication chronicling the contribution of women to politics Cumann na nGaedhael and Fine Gael.
A directive from Fine Gael’s Executive Council has selected Cllr Gabriel Keating and Mike Taylor as the party’s candidates in the Kilrush electoral area for May’s local elections. It had been speculated that there would be a contest between the two to secure a place on the party ticket up until Cllr Mary Howard who …