This week the Green Party have announced they will run two candidates in the local elections this May.
Leslie O'Hora will try again to secure a seat for his party in the Carrick-on-Shannon electoral area. Mr O'Hora ran in the 2016 General Electiosn for Sligo-Leitrim and was excluded in the second count. A solar energy worker and founder of the Good Energies Alliance Group,he was a prominent campaigner in the anti-fracking protest movement.
A new Green Party candidates, Dr Bláithín Gallagher will compete for a council seat in the Manorhamilton electoral area.
Dr Gallagher is the chairperson The Model-Sligo, and editor of the Leitrim Guardian.