Former TD for Kerry North Tom McEllistrim will run in the forthcoming local elections. It’s understood Tom McEllistrim received 129 votes from his Fianna Fail party members to run in the Tralee Electoral Area. Sitting County Councillor Norma Foley will run alongside the former Deputy. Radio Kerry News understands Councillor Foley received 88 votes. As well as Tom McEllistrim and Councillor Norma Foley, Tralee town councillors, Johnnie Wall and Ted Fitzgerald also put their names forward. However they were unsuccessful in their bid at convention which took place last night.