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New mayor of Carlow says the young people in the county are their “greatest asset”

“I feel the young people of Carlow are our greatest asset”

The words of the New Mayor of Carlow speaking about a new initiative he’s establishing for the year ahead.

Fianna Fail Councillor Fintan Phelan was elected to the position on Friday night – he replaces John Cassin.

Speaking to KCLR after his election, Fintan says giving young people in Carlow a voice is his top priority.

And he says this new forum he’s establishing will give the young people of Carlow a platform to air their views to the council.