Local election candidate Fiona Bonfield has pledged to restore “community spirit and pride of place to our towns and neighbourhoods”.
Speaking at the launch of her campaign in Newport, she said her priority was to improve the conditions of unfinished estates, secure funding from the council for local amenities, and the education of, and securing of facilities for children and teenagers.
The newly selected Labour candidate for the Nenagh / Newport Municipal District Council on Tipperary County Council described herself as “a young, female voice that will not go away until I get what I want,” but that she “can’t achieve this without you. Tipperary deserves hard working councillors, and I know that can be one of them.”
Labour Junior Minister for Transport Alan Kelly, told the launch the turnout was a “testament to Fiona’s ability to connect with her constituents, and also to her very strong position in this campaign. I am happy to be lending my complete support to a candidate as capable as Fiona.”