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21 May 2022

Fianna Fáil's support collapses in north Longford as Fine Gael looks set to claim three of five seats

Fianna Fáil's support collapses in north Longford as Fine Gael loos set to claim three of five seats

A very happy Turlough Pott McGovern Independent (2nd from left) after his massive showing in the Granard Municipal District

Fianna Fáil's vote in the north of the county has collapsed with Fine Gael swooping in to nab the seats left vacant by Cllrs Luie McEntire and Martin Mulleady who stepped back from the race this year.

Topping the poll, according to tallies, is Micheál Carrigy (FG), followed closely by Turlough 'Pott' McGovern (Ind). So far, contenders for the remaining three seats are Padraic Brady (FG), Garry Murtagh (FG) and PJ Reilly (FF).

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