Cllr Jimmy Harte elected to the Seanad

Donegal County Councillor Jimmy Harte has been elected to the Seanad on the Industrial and Commercial Panel.

The Labour Councillor was deemed elected on the 22nd count yesterday evening. He was the first candidate to make the quota on the panel.

After the 22nd count he has a total of 115, which was 8 votes over the quota.

Speaking to Highland Radio News just after he was elected, Senator Jimmy Harte said he was delighted.....