NAOISE Ó MUIRI, Fine Gael candidate for Dublin Bay North, talks to Noel McGuinness about his election campaign and local issues.
The former Lord major of Dublin talks about the difficult parts of an election like getting in touch with everyone and explains the most efficient way to vote.
Ó Muirí studied at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is a self-employed Engineer and runs his own technology company.
He was first elected to Dublin City Council in the Irish local elections, 2004 as a member for the Clontarf local electoral area. He was re-elected in June 2009
He candidated unsuccessfully in the Dublin North Central constituency at the 2011 general election. He stood again for the Dáil at the 2016 general election for Fine Gael in the new Dublin Bay-North constituency.He was elected Lord Mayor of Dublin in June 2012 with 32 votes from Labour and Fine Gael, beating the Independent councillor Mannix Flynn by 6 votes and 11 abstentions.
|DATE: February 19, 2016
|Interviewee:Naoise Ó Muirí
|Themes:Local News, Local Current Affairs
|Keywords:Fine Gael, Dublin Bay North, election campaign, former Lord major
|LocationDublin Bay North