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19/10/2021

Mick Greene not running in local elections - No time for infighting, ego and envy

Despite receiving considerable support, city resident, Mick Greene has decided against running in May’s local elections. “My priority is to make Kilkenny a better place to live and I don’t need Kilkenny County Council to confer me with the right to do this,” he said.

Despite receiving considerable support, city resident, Mick Greene has decided against running in May’s local elections. “My priority is to make Kilkenny a better place to live and I don’t need Kilkenny County Council to confer me with the right to do this,” he said.

“ I am driven by a love for my community and have no time for the infighting, ego and envy inherent in politics. A county councillor’s power to effect change has become very limited and I believe that I can be more effective outside that sphere,” he added.

He is instead asking for peoples’ support to: Establish a Suicide Crisis centre in Kilkenny; prevent the construction of the CAS; establish the Youth Mental Health Jigsaw Project in Kilkenny to service the South East; work with groups across Ireland to ensure GridLink Project goes underground and not via pylons; establish a skate park and continue to work with youth projects in Kilkenny; establish an anti-bullying charter for Kilkenny.

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