Aontú selects two local election candidates in Kerry

Two candidates have been selected by Ireland’s newest political party to run in the local elections in Kerry.

IT Tralee nursing lecturer Mary Fitzgibbon from Ballymacelligott will run in the Tralee Local Electoral Area.

Causeway’s Sonny Foran, who is a health care assistant at the Bons Secours Hospital in Tralee, will contest the election in Listowel.

The selection convention was chaired by Cathaoirleach of Aontú Chiarraí, Risteárd Ó Fuaráin, who paid tribute to members who have worked to develop the party in such a short period of time.