Local Election Candidate for Athlone

Fiona is a native of Athlone and is currently living near Mount Temple with her husband and daughter. She works as a Programme and Project Manager in IT.

Fiona was a founding member of the Athlone branch of Westmeath Together for Yes and worked tirelessly on the campaign, both on the doorsteps and behind the scenes as an organiser. She is a campaigner for women and womenโ€™s rights and for all those affected by poverty, homelessness and lack of access to services. Since the referendum she have been actively involved in supporting the Raise the Roof campaign and the efforts to ease the plight of people in Direct Provision.

Fiona grew up in the Athlone area, first in Valley Court estate and later in Moydrum, where she attended Baylin National School. Fiona graduated from Our Ladyโ€™s Bower following her leaving certificate and attended Trinity College Dublin, where she earned a degree in History. Since then she has gained degrees in Archaeology and Legal Studies and successfully passed the Blackhall Place Entrance exams as well as gaining professional qualifications in Insurance, Mediation and Project Management.

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We cast our vote this morning. The small child, husband and I. It's a humbling and exciting experience voting for yourself. Thank you to everyone who is voting for me today.

#GetOutToVote #socdems #IfYouWantChangeVoteForIt #LE19 #LE2019

NO to bigots, opportunists&snakeoil salesmen like @CaseyPeterJ &anybody associated w/ @RENUAIreland (their lies on the doorsteps were embarrassing)
YES to #DivorceRef
Number 1 @HegartyPadraig @ @mattcarthy
&of course, a second pref to my amazing friend @FionaSocDem

Bringing the โŒFactor our communities!

We want to give residents a direct say - to vote for which local projects are Council funded. #LE19 #SocDems #sustainablecommunities

๐ŸŒณA community orchard?
๐ŸA bee-keeping project?
๐ŸŽนA public piano?

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