Eoin Neylon was on the ballot paper for the 2016 Seanad Elections, The Clare Echo’s political columnist looks back on an election which “is not for the faint-hearted” and predicts Government formation may happen sooner than anticipated.
*Timmy Dooley flanked by Insp Paul Slattery & Cathal Crowe at a community forum meeting. Photograph: Joe Buckley Timmy Dooley’s political career has suffered a major setback as he failed to be elected to Seanad Éireann.
*Michael Vaughan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Michael Vaughan has lost out in his bid to be elected to Seanad Éireann. Lahinch hotelier, Michael Vaughan (FF), a first time candidate received 3 votes. Prior to the count, he had stated his party colleague, Timmy Dooley (FF) was “a shoe in” and predicted he himself would struggle to …