*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.
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.
No leaflets and no posters is the stance taken by Trudy Leyden (IND) as her names appears on the ballot paper for the first time.
*Sayed Farid Sanai, Cllr Ann Norton and Trudy Leyden. In what was the coldest part of the campaign trail to date, temperatures hit two degrees as Trudy Leyden (IND) called to the people of Barefield seeking their first preference vote.
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…
Trudy Leyden has become the first Ennis candidate to enter the race for the upcoming General Election.
Over 150 people are homeless in Clare this Christmas while Clare County Council have been accused of removing sleeping bags belonging to rough sleepers in Ennis.
Five families will be accommodated in a homeless hub which will be based in Ennis. Clare County Council has recently acquired Cusack Lodge on the Lahinch Rd for the provision of homeless transition accommodation. An operator has been appointed for the location, a design team is in place and are in the process of completing tender…