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31/07/2021

Cllr Rob Power elected as new Mayor of Kildare and Newbridge Municipal District

Cllr Rob Power elected as new Mayor of Kildare and Newbridge Municipal District

Cllr Rob Power took over from outgoing Mayor Cllr Kevin Duffy / PHOTO: @ChrisPenderKE

Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District Committee today appointed Councillor Robert Power as Mayor or Cathaoirleach of the District.

Cllr Power of Fianna Fáil succeeded the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Kevin Duffy whose one-year term has finished. 

At the Municipal District's annual meeting, Councillor Chris Pender was also elected Deputy Mayor.

PHOTO: @ChrisPenderKE

Cllr Pender of the Social Democrats said: "I look forward to working with Rob and our other Municipal District colleagues to progress projects across the Municipal District."

A Council spokesperson said: "The appointment of the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the Kildare Newbridge Municipal District Committee took place at the first hybrid (in-person and remote elected member attendance) meeting of a Municipal District committee in Kildare." 
 

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