EMOTIONAL SCENES AS JOHN O’DONNELL FOLLOWS IN HIS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS

first_imgJohn and his family celebrateTHERE were tears of joy at the Letterkenny count in the past few minutes as independent candidate John O’Donnell was elected to Donegal County Council.John, from Kilmacrennan, ran a good campaign.His father Eddie served as an Independent Fianna Fail councillor on the council his untimely death in a traffic accident in 1993. His mother then held the seat until 1999. “I just want to thank all my supporters, all my family and friends,” said Cllr O’Donnell at the Aura Leisure Centre.John passed the quota by two votes on transfers.Earlier he had said he wanted a new direction for politics at County House in Lifford.“People want change and I am going to work at the grassroots for that change,” he said. It is turning into Independents Day in Donegal.Killybegs mother of three Niamh Kennedy has just been elected.John O’Donnell celebrates after being elected in the Letterkenny electoral area. Pic-Clive WassonEMOTIONAL SCENES AS JOHN O’DONNELL FOLLOWS IN HIS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS was last modified: May 25th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CouncillorJohn O’Donnelllast_img read more