The Independent Alliance is delighted to introduce our outstanding candidates.
The Candidates are all united by their long and varied service to their community, their commitment to taking fresh approaches to old problems and their dedication to fight the current of cronyism.
SENATOR GERARD CRAUGHWELL
Senator Gerard Craughwell is Irelands’ newest and first independently elected Senator. He is a teacher in the further education sector and past president of the Teachers Union of Ireland. He was elected to the Culture and Education Panel of the Seanad and is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection.
Carol Hunt is a journalist, broadcaster, equality and social justice campaigner and mother, wife. For the past ten years, she’s written a column for the Sunday Independent on topics ranging from debt and mental health to equality and social justice.
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