Galway West Sinn Féin will hold a number of candidate selection conventions in Peacocke's Hotel, Maam Cross, Connemara, this weekend as the party steps up its preparations for the 2019 Local Election which take place in May.
Candidates will be selected by the party membership to contest the Local Elections in the electoral areas of North Connemara, South Connemara, Galway City West, Galway City Central, and Galway City East. The party will run one candidate in each ward. The conventions will be held this Saturday from 5pm. Former Sinn Féin Mayor of Navan, Caoimhe Ní Shluáin, will convene the event, while and the party's Dáil spokesperson on agriculture, food, and the marine, Martin Kenny TD, will deliver the key-note address.