Saturday, May 25, 2019

Independent Ward leading the way in Athlone LEA

 

With ten boxes left to be tallied in the Athlone electoral area, sitting Independent Councillor Tony Ward from Curraghboy is fairing best on 1261 or 20.25%, ahead of Fine Gael’s John Naughten, brother of former Minister Denis Naughten on 1001 or 16.08%  Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council Ivan Connaughton follows on 931 votes or 14.95% with John Keogh of Fianna Fail on 754 or 12.11%. The battle for the remaining two seats would appear to be between Fianna Fail’s Malachy Hand and Independents Donal Kilduff from Lecarrow and Laurence Fallon from Rahara.

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