Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Saturday 15 May 2021

John Kelly

3
Party: Labour
Date of Birth: 1960

John Kelly will contest the upcoming general election in Roscommon South-Leitrim as a member of the Labour Party. Kelly was first elected to Roscommon County Council in 2004 as an independent and was re-elected to the body in June 2009. His only previous general election campaign was in 2007 when he gained almost 10 per cent of the vote in Roscommon-South Leitrim. He currently works as a Community Welfare Officer for the Ballaghaderreen area.



Policies
  • Health- retention of services at Roscommon County Hospital, home help carers and medical cards for old people
  • Jobs- we need new thinking to create jobs and to keep the ones we have
  • Turf cutting is a huge issue in this area. The government have not done enough to preserve the turf cutting for local people.

 

Did you know?

Kelly estimates that, over the years, he has personally raised over €70,000 for the Irish Wheelchair Association through his fundraising efforts.


Boards.ie Vote
Have your say by voting now in the Boards.ie General Election Poll 2011