Ballagh woman appointed to Sinn Féin ard comhairle

Ballaghaderreen’s Claire Kerrane has been elected to the ard comhairle of Sinn Féin.

She was chosen as a representative for the Midlands/Northwest European constituency at a meeting in Carrickmacross, attended by the party’s president-elect Mary Lou McDonald.

The 25-year-old will stand for the party in the Roscommon-Galway constituency and is Sinn Féin’s political advisor on employment affairs and social protection.

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She is delighted to have been chosen at the meeting in County Monaghan on Friday.