If you want your politics a little more local, switch on Twitter during the leaders’ debate on TV tonight and start tweeting on @KingdomBizHour!
Grace O’ Donnell, a first-time Fine Gael candidate in Kerry and former Mayor of Tralee will answer many of your questions live on Twitter from 9pm tonight (Thursday) on @KingdomBizHour. Anyone with questions on any topic can send them through using the hashtag #AskGrace
“I wish I could meet every voter in Kerry,” O’ Donnell said. “But this forum offers a unique opportunity to address online many of the questions I have been answering on the doorstep. I am looking forward to it enormously.”
Profile Grace O’ Donnell
Tralee born and reared, Grace O’ Donnell’s family has had deep roots in Kerry for generations. Her great-grandfather John O’ Donnell came from Camp and her grandmother Ellen Daly came from Ahaneboy in Castleisland. She has been actively involved in the local community from an early age and was proud to serve as Mayor of Tralee in 2011.
In the same year Grace founded Kare4kidz, a charity dedicated to supporting and helping families with children who are battling illness and she is a member of the Fundraising Committee of the Recovery Haven Cancer Support House. Grace is a Junior Liaison Officer with Tralee Rotary working with Transition year students and she is a member of the Tralee Chamber Alliance and the Tidy Towns Committee in Tralee. She is also a Director at the Kerry Film Festival and a Director of Kerry Life Skills (formerly Kerry Life Education).