The position arose following the recent stepping down of a member on the Council.
Deputy Ciaran Lynch said; “Angela is well known and respected in the Passage and Monkstown communities. I know that she will to be a vocal voice as a member of the Town Council. She has a record of hard work and I am very confident that she will prove to be a committed and very able public representative”.
Speaking following the announcement, Angela Murphy said; “I am so proud to have received the Labour Party nomination to become a Town Councillor for Passage West. I have much to live up to as my father was a Town Councillor for over 25 years, but I know with the support of my constituency colleagues; Deputy Ciaran Lynch and Councillors Paula Desmond and David O’Byrne that I will be able to continue the great work already done for Passage West”.
Councillor Paula Desmond welcomed the news saying; “It is great to see that a local woman, born and bred in Passage West, has been successfully nominated to the Town Council. Angela is committed to the future development of the constituency and I look forward to working with her”.
Councillor David O’Byrne also commented on the announcement saying; “I am delighted that Angela will be joining me on the Council, adding further to the already strong Labour representation in Passage West. Angela comes from a long line of serving the people of Passage West and she will serve the people of the town exceptionally well”.