COUNTY GETS NEW SINN FEIN DEPUTY MAYOR

first_imgTHE TOP two positions on Donegal County Council are now occupied by women after the appointment as deputy mayor today of Cllr Marie Therese GallagherShe replaces her Sinn Fein party colleague Padraig Mac Lochlainn following his election to Dail Eireann.She will shadow party colleague and current Mayor Cora Harvey. Cllr Gallagher said she was delighted to take up the position – but said the historical first for the country of having female mayor and deputy mayor positions at the same time showed up the need for more women in politics.“It is a very proud day for me; to be the second citizen of my county,” she said.“The mayor has had a great year so far and I want to help her with many projects that she has started.”COUNTY GETS NEW SINN FEIN DEPUTY MAYOR was last modified: March 28th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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