*Trudy Leyden (centre) with supporters. Photograph: John Mangan Trudy Leyden (IND) conducted her campaign without the aid of election paraphernalia and admitted to The Clare Echo that it was to her detriment.
*Michael Leahy assesses the tallies. Photograph: John Mangan Sinn Féin will not be “the party of change”, one of Clare’s unsuccessful General Election candidates has declared.
We’re live from The Falls Hotel bringing you the latest updates on #GE2020 in Clare, fifteen candidates are battling it out to represent Clare in the thirty third Dáil.
Posters belonging to Clare’s General Election candidates have been reported as stolen, others have disappeared with more vandalised.
*Michael Leahy. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Launched last year, the Irish Freedom Party are contesting their first General Election with Kilrush’s Michael Leahy flying the flag for them in Clare.
On Saturday, the General Election takes place with fifteen candidates on the ballot paper in Clare. The Clare Echo is running an online poll from Sunday night to Wednesday morning to see which candidate you would give your first preference vote to. The findings of this online only poll will appear in this week’s newspaper. Readers…
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.
Promises are made at every election by the politicians but also the voters who insist they will read the leaflets handed out by candidates, Michael Leahy’s propaganda was studied by canvassers in Ennis on Saturday.
*Michael Leahy Providing the private sector with incentives to develop rural areas has been declared as the key election issue of Michael Leahy.
Earlier this month, Thomas Leahy followed in the footsteps of his father Michael by becoming Chairman of the Munster Football Association. Remarkably they are the only people from Clare to have served in the position and on top of that they are the first father and son to be M.F.A Chairman. “It is something special,…