Michelle Hall fromTermonfeckin who is to be the Labour candidate in the Drogheda Rural area in next May’s local election.
Termonfeckin woman, mother of three Michelle Hall, is to seek a Council seat for the Labour Party in the Drogheda Rural electoral area in next May’s local election.
The 4-seat electoral area includes Termonfeckin, Termon Abbey, Aston Village, Baltray, Clogherhead, Sandpit, the Monasterboice area and Tullyallen.
Michelle, who works as a Special Needs Assistant (SNA) in Aston Village Educate Together school,has previously been involved with the parents’ council in Termonfeckin school and is well known for establishing the annual local ‘GOAL Mile’ event in the village.
"I am delighted to have been appointed as a Local Area Representative and I look forward to contesting the elections to win a seat" she said.
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“I know that Cllr. Pio Smith, who will be running in the Drogheda Urban area, has done a lot of work in the area with individuals and local groups and I look forward to continuing to represent the people Pio has served.
Michelle added: “As a working mother of three children, quality of life, road safety, community facilities, public transport and sustainable planning issues are key areas of concern for me in the immediate Termonfeckin area.
“I am already working on several issues in the area in relation to road safety and on the urgent roll out of broadband in areas across the electoral area like Tullyallen, Townrath, Beaulieu to name just a few locations which are poorly served at present.”
Senator Ged Nash said, “I am delighted that Michelle will be running, and running to win, next May. She is a passionate advocate for fairness and for equality. It is so important that we elect more women like Michelle Hall to public office and I look forward to campaigning with her between now and next May.”
Cllrs. Paul Bell and Pio Smith were selected for the Drogheda Urban area last July.
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