Meet Our Election 2019 Candidates

Post on: Thu, 28, February 2019

The rural youth body’s bi-annual national elections take place in April this year.

Macra na Feirme has announced its dates and venues for its hustings as the rural youth body seeks to elect three vice-presidents (Leinster, Munster and the North-West) and a national president for 2019 – 2021.

You can view our candidates and their mission statements here.

The hustings venues are detailed below, all hustings begin at 8pm:

  • Monday 11th March – Talbot Hotel, Co.Carlow
  • Wednesday 13th March – Oakwood Hotel, Shannon, Co.Clare
  • Monday 18th March – McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co.Mayo
  • Wednesday 20th March – Newgrange Hotel, Navan, Co.Meath
  • Monday 25th March – Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire, Cork
  • Wednesday 27th March – Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo, Co.Leitrim

The closing dates for receipt of nominations papers are March 6th at 5.00pm.

The date for the issuing of ballot papers and the election date 2019 are as follows –

  • Issue of Ballot Papers March 20th 2019
  • Close of receipt of Ballot Papers April 10th 2019 at 1.00pm
  • Election Date April 10th 2019

The complete election rules for 2019 are available HERE