Cllr Michael Grant is new Mayor of Buncrana

The new Mayor of Buncrana says there are a number of important events on the horiozon to help develop the town as a centre for business and tourism.

Cllr Michael Grant was speaking after he been elected to replace Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn.

Cllr Nicholas Crossan, who assumes the role of mayor in June under the inter party pact is the new Deputy Mayor, while the cooption of a new SF councillor has been deferred.

Cllr Grant had served as Deputy Mayor up to now, and says his priority weill be to ensure that projects which he and Padraig Mac Lochlainn had worked on are brought to fruition: