Former SDCC Mayor to run for the Seanad
By Echo Reporter
Sinn Féin councillor for Templeogue-Terenure and former Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Fintan Warfield has secured a nomination to contest the 2016 election to Seanad Éireann, reports William O’Connor.
Cllr Warfield said: “I would like to thank the National Youth Council of Ireland for their support and nomination to contest the Cultural and Educational panel.
“I have also secured a nomination from the Genealogical Society of Ireland, and I look forward to working alongside them.
“Seanad reform will be a top priority for the Sinn Féin team, including a demand for direct election by way of universal franchise of all Irish citizens on the same day as the Dáil election, 50 per cent female represen-tation, as well as the Northern, diaspora and minority representation.”