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Meet the candidate: Longford Municipal District Seamus Gallagher (Independent)

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Meet the candidate: Longford Municipal District Seamus Gallagher (Independent)

Meet the candidate: Longford Municipal District Seamus Gallagher (Independent)

Name: Seamus Gallagher
Address: Drumlish, Co Longford
Occupation: Publican/Painter
Party: Independent

Why have you decided to run in the Local Elections?
I have decided to run in the local election to represent all of the people of Longford central.  If elected I will be a strong, independent voice for the Longford central area

Why should people vote for you?
I will be an honest and independent voice for Longford. being an independent, I can work directly for the people not having to toe the party line. I will bring strong leadership to the table as I have done in the past.

What do you think is lacking in your area and what will you be campaigning for?
1. Adequate surveillance cameras in estates and public areas to help combat crime.
2. Upkeep of our roads, replacement and upgrading of our road signs and footpaths.
3. Work with small to medium businesses who struggle on a daily basis due to high outgoings.
4. funding for schools especially in the areas of SNA.
5. To eradicate the scourge of illegal dumping that is a blight on our countryside.
6. I am a strong believer behind the need to promote positive mental health as well as tackling issues such as cyber bullying.
7. To expand broadband services to the country areas of Longford central.
8. To create an equal and fair society for all.