Leslie O’Hora is set to contest May’s local elections

Carrick-on-Shannon’s Leslie O’Hora is to contest May’s local elections.

The Green Party activist contested the general election in 2016, getting 603 first-preference votes in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency.

He’s expected to be ratified as the party’s candidate for the Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal District next weekend.

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A selection convention is taking place in the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill on Saturday, February 16th.

Mr O’Hora refused to confirm his intentions until then.