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Monaghan woman declares her candidacy for Seanad by-election

Feb 20, 2022 09:02 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan woman declares her candidacy for Seanad by-election Monaghan woman declares her candidacy for Seanad by-election
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Ivana Bacik left the Seanad when elected to the Dáil.

A Monaghan woman has declared her candidacy for the upcoming Seanad by-election.

Former MEP and barrister Patricia McKenna, is one of seventeen candidates looking to fill the seat left by Ivana Bacik's election to the Dail.

The Castleshane-native had previously served as a Green Party MEP for Dublin between 1994 and 2004, before resigning from the party in 2009.

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In a statement announcing her intentions, Patricia said she's "deeply concerned about the lack of debate and the suppression of alternative views" in the political system, and is running on a platform of encouraging open debate.

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