Green party first to unveil by-election candidate
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Green party first to unveil by-election candidate

malcolm_noonanThe first official candidate running in next years by-election in Carlow and Kilkenny has been selected.

The Green party formally ratified Kilkenny councillor Malcolm Noonan this week to contest the seat left vacant by Phil Hogans departure to Europe.

He is the party’s Environment spokesman since 2011 and has been a Councillor in Kilkenny since 2004 serving as the first Green Mayor back in 2009.

It remains to be seen who he will go up against in the by-election next Spring with the other political parties yet to hold selection conventions.

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