Friday February 28, 2020

Kildare South: Military man rallies the troops

The presence of independent Cathal Berry has concentrated other candidates’ minds in the four-seater constituency

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

2nd February, 2020
General election candidate Cathal Berry’s launch night in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge. Picture: Barry Cronin

Cathal Berry, the independent candidate for Kildare South, is led into his campaign launch by a bagpiper. “If you get piped in by Murt Hickey, you know there’s something big going down,” he jokes.

“And maybe there is something big going down. I think in about three weeks’ time... you’ll look back on this night and be very proud to say you were here. I think there’s something stirring in Kildare...

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