Eoghan MacCormaic has become a late entrant into the Local Elections, and will be standing for Sinn Féin in the Loughrea Local Election Area.
Mr MacCormaic is originally from Derry, but has been living in Galway for many years. He is a former NUI Galway Students’ Union president, a long time member of SF, and an Irish language activist.
Mr MacCormaic will be speaking at the annual Hunger Strike Vigil on Bank Holiday Monday in St Michael’s Square, Ballinasloe, at 5pm. The event is being organised by Ballinasloe Sinn Féin.