By Dan Walsh
Labour Party’s Cllr Maura Bell has been elected Mayor of Wexford. Independent Cllr David Hynes takes the position of Deputy Mayor.
Cllr Bell said; “Delighted to be elected as Mayor of Wexford today – it’s an honour and a privilege. I’ll do my very best to serve the people of Wexford district.
Cllr Bell thanked all her fellow councillors’ and offered “a big well done to the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Garry Laffan, and congratulated Cllr David Hynes, who was elected as Deputy Mayor.
Outgoing Mayor Cllr Laffan reflected on his year in office, thanked the councillors’ and officials for their support, and wished both Mayor Bell and Deputy Mayor Hynes the best of luck in their new roles for 2022-23.