WATCH: Laois new councillor from Durrow celebrates

Lynda Kiernan

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Lynda Kiernan


Durrow Cullohill man Ollie Clooney has been elected to Laois County Council. 

The first time candidate is non party, and gained a huge vote from his area, to represent the Mountmellick Borris-in-Ossory Municipal District.  

The celebrations are sure to be massive judging by the cheers in this video. 

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New candidate Fine Gael's Conor Bergin was also elected on the count, and is now the youngest Laois councillor at the age of 25.

The announcements brought a mammoth three day count to an end in Laois, with all 19 councillors elected. 

Champagne popped and hip hop hurrahs rang out in the count centre afterwards.