Colm was co-opted to take the late Paddy Belton’s seat in 2013, was subsequently elected in 2014, and is a full-time public representative. He is involved locally with Kenagh GAA club and Kenagh Tidy Towns. A popular and well-known member of the community he volunteers with St. Christopher’s and with the Irish Cancer Society. Over the past twelve months Colm has been instrumental in raising many motions to the Council’s Health Forum which has secured the retention of the Midlands Ambulance Service. Among his priorities are to enhance tourism in the area and to promote the 5000 year old Corlea Trackway Heritage Centre, as well as to use the Royal Canal and the many beautiful walkways to their full potential. Furthermore he is keen to improve rural broadband availability. A hardworking and dedicated elected member he is fully committed to assisting his electorate to the best of his ability going forward.
Cllr Colm Murray
Longford County Council