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Midlands Man With Down Syndrome Elected To Fianna Fáil National Executive

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The Taoiseach says the party is very grateful to have his input.

A Westmeath man has become the first person with Down Syndrome to be elected to a senior position in a political party. 

Fintan Bray was voted onto the Fianna Fáil National Executive over the weekend. 

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the party is delighted and very grateful to have his input and representation. 

Clare TD Cathal Crowe says he's bursting with pride at Fintan's achievement as he ably competed against a field of candidates that included seasoned politicians and sitting National Executive Members.

The 28 year old Delvin man, who works in Clonabreaney House in Meath, comes from a family steeped in politics, with his father Eamon a lifelong member of Fianna Fáil.

 

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