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Laois Man In The Running To Fill Seanad Vacancy

He's hoping to replace party colleague Ivana Bacik in the Upper House.

A Laois man is in the running to become Ireland's next senator.

Eoin Barry - who's the Labour Party's area rep in Laois - is hoping to fill the vacancy left by party colleague Ivana Bacik, who was voted into the Dáil in July.

The Wolfhill native is a social worker and family therapist, and previously ran in the 2019 local elections.

He'll be vying for a spot on the Trinity College panel in the upcoming Seanad by-election.

He says improving mental health services is one of the issues he's most passionate about:

 

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