Kenmare Mart manager decides to contest local election

The manager of Kenmare Mart has thrown his hat into the ring for the local elections. Dan McCarthy has previously unsuccessfully contested two local elections for Fianna Fail in 1999 and 2004. ballot-box He left the party after failing to get a nomination in the last election. Mr McCarthy will be running as an independent candidate in the Killorglin and Dingle area, the new South and West Kery electoral area.