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SHE Speaks

Ballyforan woman will bring ‘youth, passion and energy’ to her new role as a Roscommon County Councillor

Ballyforan woman Emer Kelly was making headlines this week as she was selected to replace Independent Councillor Ivan Connaughton on Roscommon County Council. At just twenty-one-years of age Emer is now one of the youngest county councillors in the country and she is bucking the national trend which has seen an under representation of women in Local Government. Mairead O’ Shea of SHE (See Her Elected) caught up with Emer to find out why she decided to enter the political arena and what plans she has in store for her role as public representative for the people of South Roscommon. Click on the link here to read the full interview: Emer Kelly Interview