Kildare North

Shane Fitzgerald

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Position in the party : Town Councillor, Leixlip

Occupation: Business Man/Farmer

Education: Diploma in Horticulture, Certificate in Business and Tourism

Family: Married with 3 young girls aged 5, 3 and 2

Previous electoral results : Elected to Leixlip Town Council in 2004 and 2009

“Green” and Other Achievements:

Chairperson of Environmental; Waste and Arts Heritage; Tourism and Town Improvement Committees for a number of years;

I have participated in and assisted local groups including tidy towns, charity groups and youth groups for past number of years

Have successfully petitioned against various inappropriate planning decisions;

Have assisted a number of schools in the community to achieve the ‘Green Flag’ status, and have promoted environmental initiatives in schools, including tree planting, St. Bridgets Cross making and nature trails.

Organised and facilitated first ever “St. Patricks Day” event in Leixlip

As a local business person in the town, I set up and co-ordinate regular meetings of other traders

Recipient of Gaisce Silver and Gold awards “in my young days”

Interesting Fact: “First Mayo man to climb Croagh Patrick carrying 6 flower arrangements to the altar at the top of Croagh Patrick for its annual pilgrimage on the last Sunday in July”

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