Fine Gael selects Ballyjamesduff MD candidates for local elections

Trevor Smith and Winston Bennett will run for Fine Gael in the Ballyjamesduff area in this year’s local elections.

The two were selected at a convention last night, with Trevor taking over from his father Councillor Paddy Smith, and Winston Bennett seeking re-election. A third candidate will be put forward by the Fine Gael Executive Council to run in the place of Councillor Paddy O’Reilly who will step down after more than 30 years on the council.

Speaking following the selection, Trevor Smith said he’s looking forward to carrying on his family’s involvement in local politics: