Kenny elevates James Reilly, John O'Mahoney and Paudie Coffey to Seanad

Aer Arann's Ó’Céidigh and ex-TD for Mayo Michelle Mulherrin also among 11 nominees

27th May, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has shown party and geographic loyalty in his selection of his 11 nominees for the Seanad Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Former minister for health James Reilly, as well as junior minister Paudie Coffey, former Mayo manager and TD John O’Mahoney, and former Mayo TD Michelle Mulherrin are among Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s eleven nominees to Seanad Éireann.

Kenny also appointed a number of other Fine Gael members to the Seanad, including Frank Feighan, who did not contest the election earlier this year, and who gained notoriety for having elbowed a man...

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