Choice of 23 candidates for Limerick voters in European elections

Choice of 23 candidates for Limerick voters in European elections

23 candidates will contest the European elections in the Ireland South constituency - None are from Limerick

VOTERS in Limerick will have a choice of 23 candidates when they go to the polls next month for the European elections, it has been confirmed.

However, none of the candidates who will contest the election in the Ireland South constituency are from Limerick.

The deadline for candidates to officially declare was 12 midday on Monday and according to the returning officer, Martin A Harvey, 23 names will appear on ballot papers in Limerick on May 24.

The list of declared candidates (as they will appear on ballot papers) is.


Jan Van De Ven, County Wexford, Entrepreneur  – Direct Democracy Ireland

Diarmuid Patrick O’Flynn, Cork, European Parliament Accredited Parliamentary Assistant – Independent

Billy Kelleher, Cork, TD – Fianna Fáil

Malcolm Byrne, Wexford, Head of Communications, HEA – Fianna Fáil

Deirdre Clune, Cork, MEP – Fine Gael

Liadh Ní Riada, Cork, MEP – Sinn Féin

 Grace O’Sullivan, Waterford, Senator – Green Party

Adrienne Wallace, Carlow, Office Administrator – Solidarity - People Before Profit

Seán Kelly, Kerry, MEP – Fine Gael

Paddy Fitzgerald, Tipperary, Retired Farmer – Independent 

Andrew Doyle, Wicklow, TD – Fine Gael

Walter Ryan-Purcell, Kerry, Tour Operator – Independent 

Peter O’Loughlin, Cork, Teacher – Identity Ireland

Liam Minehan, Tipperary, Farmer – Independent

Theresa Heaney, Cork, Homemaker – Independent

Dolores J Cahill, Tipperary, Professor – Independent

Maurice Joseph Sexton, Cork City, Scientist – Independent

Mick Wallace, Wexford, TD – Independents 4 Change

Breda Patricia Gardner, Kilkenny, Complementary Health Therapist – Independent  

Allan J Brennan, Wicklow, Project Manager – Independent

Sheila Nunan, Kilternan, Dublin 18, Teacher – Labour

Colleen Worthington, Cork, Homemaker – Independent  

Peter Madden, Tipperary, Environmental Educator – Independent  

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