The Chairman of South Roscommon Fianna Fáil, Malachy Hand, has been appointed a local area representative (LAR ) for the Athlone LEA by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin TD.
Malachy (23 ), who is a native of Brideswell is an MA in Political Communication student at DCU. He has been involved in politics from a very young age through Ógra Fianna Fáil and is also a member of the Fianna Fáil National Executive. He also serves as the National Membership and Recruitment Director of Ógra Fianna Fáil.
Speaking after his appointment, Malachy commented, "it is both an honour and a privilege to be appointed a Local Area Representative by Deputy Martin for the party in South Roscommon.
"I look forward to this exciting new challenge and very much welcome the opportunity to meet with and listen to the people of South Roscommon over the coming months.
"Furthermore, I look forward to working closely with the local Fianna Fáil representatives and community groups for the benefit of the people in South Roscommon” he concluded.