Councillor subject of vigorous campaign of reprisal, Clonan says
Senator tells Seanad Kildare’s Fiona McLoughlin Healy raised ‘serious matters’ relating to procurement practices and other activities funded by taxpayer
A county councillor in Kildare was the subject of “an incredible and vigorous campaign of reprisal” for raising “serious questions in respect of probity and ethical practice” at the local authority, Senator Tom Clonan has said.
Fiona McLoughlin Healy, a county councillor in Newbridge, announced in September that she would not seek re-election and said “local government is broken – and there is insufficient political will to fix it”.
Clonan described McLoughlin Healy’s experience as ...