New cathaoirleach for Athy Town Council

Cllr Mark Wall has been selected as the new cathaoirleach of Athy Town Council.

Cllr Mark Wall has been selected as the new cathaoirleach of Athy Town Council.

He was elected at the town’s annual general meeting on Wednesday night.

The Labour councillor is the son of sitting Labour TD for Kildare South, Jack Wall.

Cllr Wall said the town’s councillors are awaiting word on the proposed reforms of the local authority system, which could see the abolition of local councils around the country.