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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