COOKIES ON Westmeath Independent

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Westmeath Independent website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.


Cooney withdraws from local elections

Monday, 3rd March, 2014 11:18am

Cooney withdraws from local elections

Fine Gael councillor Mark Cooney has announced his decision to withdraw as a candidate for the local elections.
In a statement issued this morning, Cllr Cooney said: “Following considerable deliberation I have decided to withdraw as a candidate for the 2014 local elections. I do so because my solicitors practice, which I established in 2009, has developed to an extent where I can no longer afford the time required to be a public representative.
“I make this decision with regret having hugely enjoyed my role as a town and county councillor for 20 years, during which time, I believe I have contributed to the development of our town and county.”
Cllr Cooney added: “I thank most sincerely all those who have voted for me over the years and, in particular, those who have canvassed and worked with me.
“I remain a committed member of Fine Gael and will be actively involved in the local and European elections.”


Post a Comment

blog comments powered by Disqus