Fianna Fail Sets Up New Comhairle Dáil Cheantar In South Tipp


Fianna Fail CDC South Tipperary inaugural AGM: Back row (left to right): Cllr. Roger Kennedy, John Hartnett, Seamus Troy, Paudie Taylor, Collette Roche, Aodán Wrenn, Cllr. Imelda Goldsboro, Cllr. Kieran Bourke, Cllr. Micheál Anglim.

Front row (left to right): Cllr. Siobhán Ambrose, Michael Lonergan, Barbara Keating, John Flynn, Jackie Cahill TD, Dr. Martin Mansergh.

The Fianna Fáil party has established a new Comhairle Dáil Cheantar(CDC) for South Tipperary and it held it’s Inaugural Annual General Meeting in Brú Ború, Cashel, on Thursday, December 14th.
Jackie Cahill T.D. welcomed members from across South Tipperary and proceeded with the election of the new officer board, six Honorary Presidents were also elected – Mattie Finnerty, Labhrás Ó Murchú, Dr. Martin Mansergh, Josie O’Dwyer, Michael Lonergan, and Susan Meagher.
The party has almost completed the selection of candidates for the upcoming 2024 Local Elections to be held in June. Cllr. Imelda Goldsboro, Ballingarry and a member of Carrick on Suir Municipal District is set to seek the party nomination to contest the next General Election in the reformed South Tipperary Constituency which will elect 3 TDs.

The officers elected for the South Tipperary Fianna Fáil CDC are John Flynn as Chairperson, Fiona Hennessey as Vice-Chair, Barbara Keating as Honorary Secretary, Aodán Wrenn as Assistant Secretary 1, Majella Walsh as Assistant Secretary 2, Seamus Troy as Honorary Treasurer 1, John Hartnett as Honorary Treasurer 2, Paudie Taylor as P.R.O., Collette Roche as Membership Officer, and Jacqui Finnan as Women’s Officer.

Fianna Fáil have held conventions in all Local Electoral Areas across the county with the following candidates confirmed for the 2024 Local Elections:

Cahir LEA: Cllr. Micheál Anglim

Cashel-Tipperary LEA: Cllr. Roger Kennedy

Clonmel: Cllr. Siobhan Ambrose

Carrick-on-Suir LEA: Cllr. Kieran Bourke & Cllr. Imelda Goldsboro

Thurles LEA : Kay Cahill Skehan & Cllr. Seán Ryan

Roscrea-Templemore LEA: Deirdre Ryan & Cllr. Michael Smith

Newport LEA: Cllr. John Carroll & James Collins

Nenagh LEA: Ryan O’Meara

It is understood that Fianna Fáil Party headquarters will be looking into adding an extra candidate in both Cashel-Tipperary LEA and Clonmel LEA in the new year.