Young musician and LGBT activist first to be elected to the Seanad

An LGBT activist who was the youngest elected mayor in the country two years ago, has convincingly topped the polls in the Seanad Cultural and Educational Panel elections.

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Fintan Warfield
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Sinn Féin‘s Fintan Warfield, who became the mayor of South Dublin at 22 in 2014, was elected to the Seanad on the first count and with 200 papers for 200,000 votes, he was safely above the 187,167 quota.

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Speaking after his election, Warfield said that being elected in the same year as the Easter Rising, brings an added significance to the honour.

Read more at newstalk.com

Photo by www.fintanwarfield.com

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