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Oisín Quinn will remain Lord Mayor of Dublin even if he loses council seat

Tallies show Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat at 6 per cent.

Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisin Quinn bestowing the Freedom of the City to Brian O'Driscoll and Fr Peter McVerry.
Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisin Quinn bestowing the Freedom of the City to Brian O'Driscoll and Fr Peter McVerry.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

LABOUR’S OISÍN QUINN will remain as Lord Mayor of Dublin if he loses his seat on Dublin City Council.

Tallies in the RDS show the junior coalition party is taking a battering with Oisin Quinn in danger of losing his Dublin City Council seat in Rathgar-Rathmines ward.

Speaking to Dublin City Council, they confirmed that Oisín Quinn will remain as Lord Mayor even if he ceases to be a member of council.

“He will stay in office until the end of his term – which is 6 June. A meeting will be held about the next Lord Mayor and he will hand it over at that meeting,” said a spokesperson.

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