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.
*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 …
*Timmy Dooley. Photograph: John Mangan Timmy Dooley (FF) has stated he is considering whether or not to run in the upcoming Seanad elections with party insiders outlining that he is already preparing for his second election of the year.