MCELVANEY USES COLOURFUL LANGUAGE TO DESCRIBE REDRAWING OF ELECTORAL BOUNDARIES

6 July 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

For MDs 666 is the magic number!

By Veronica Corr

Immediately following the election of Cathaoirleach David Maxwell at the recent AGM of Monaghan County Council, the new chairman was asked to look into the reduction of a seat in the Ballybay/Clones Municipal District by Independent representative Hugh McElvaney. The Independent representative’s comments came following the announcement of the redrawing of electoral boundaries: “I’m making a proposal, we should ask who’s meddling and appeal the decision. We were very happy with how it was divided up before. They are changing the Municipal Districts’ geographical areas. We are going from six to five and north Monaghan is going from six to seven. It’s another example of rubbing butter up the fat sow’s arse!” Sinn Féin Councillor Cathy Bennett said that she believed the people of….

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