Enda Kenny nominates Hildegarde Naughton to SeanadFriday 19 July 2013 16.44
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has nominated Hildegarde Naughton to fill the vacancy in the membership of Seanad Eireann caused by the resignation of Martin McAleese.
Ms Naughton, who is a primary teacher, has served as a member of Galway City Council since 2009 and was mayor of the city in 2011/2012.
"Throughout her political career to date, Hildegarde Naughton has been a very capable and committed representative of the people of Galway,” according Mr Kenny.
“She will be a very constructive and successful member of the Seanad.”