Election 2020 : Irish Freedom Party Finalize 11 Candidates for General Election
Dolores Cahill is Chairwoman of the Irish Freedom Party and Professor of Translational Science at the Conway Institute, School of Medical Sciences at University College Dublin. She has been involved in Scientific Research , Innovation Strategy and Policy Development for over 10 years in Ireland, Germany and Sweden , including as a member of the Irish Government’s Advisory Science Council. She was recipient of the prestigious BioFuture Award from the German Minister of Science, the Federation of European Biochemical Societies 2009 Award and is co-founder of a biomedical company called Protagen AG in Dortmund, Germany (www.protagen.de).
Michael Leahy is an Architect and Regional & Urban Planner . A Former Board Member of an Bord Pleanála, President of the local Chamber of Commerce, local Tidy Towns committee, local Rotary club, local arts Festival, local Parish leader. Michael is Finance Director of the Irish Freedom Party .
|Carlow / Kilkenny|
Melissa O'Neill is a single Mother from Ferrybank in County Waterford and former SF Councillor in Kilkenny South . A life long republican she has dedicated her time to helping communities in both waterford and kilkenny.
Frank Shinnick is a dairy farmer from Fermoy and founder of the Fermoy Natural Cheese Company. Frank ran the farm as a dairy operation but later he and his wife began to make cheese. This soon branched off into making a variety of yogurts, raw milk, and other products.
|Dublin Bay South|
Ben Scallon is founder of the Conservative Comeback Ireland Movement , Ben is a tireless campaigner in defending Irish Culture and is a pro-life activist . He regularly speaks in university debates around the country, he hopes to be a new voice for a young generation, protecting Irish tradition and standing up for the essential values of life and liberty.
John Bowler is a retired publican of an American/Irish pub located in Hermosa Beach, Southern California. John served eight years as a Hermosa Beach City Council member including 2 terms as Mayor. John emigrated to Ireland, gained his citizenship via his Irish ancestry and has settled in Kerry, on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Cathal Ó Murchú is a journalist by profession with a background in law and environmental science. He has been active in politics for a number of years and is passionate about free speech and Irish sovereignty. Cathal is determined to tackle the issue of serious crime in Louth and wants to fight for a sensible immigration policy for Ireland.
Daithí Ó'Fallamháin has been an educator in Ireland, Japan, and S. Korea, a professional musician, car washer, and science editor. He received his Master’s degree from University College Galway. After that he worked at the Family Research Centre, Ballinrobe. He has lived in six countries and travelled to 18 more. This has taught him how countries prosper and preserve their cultural uniqueness through intelligent immigration policies, restricting land ownership to citizens, limited-time work visas, and positively promoting the love of one’s own people.
|Cork North West|
Tara Nic Domhnaill is a secondary school teacher from Ballincollig, Cork. She wants to reopen rural Garda stations and post offices to improve the lives of people in her community. Tara will fight for more investment in rural infrastructure and services. She believes in Irish neutrality and wants Ireland to withdraw from the PESCO agreement.
|Dublin Bay North|
Ben Gilroy is a well-known anti-eviction and anti-corruption activist. He is the former leader of Direct Democracy Ireland. He has helped many people in mortgage difficulty and at risk of losing their homes. He stood in the 2019 European elections in Dublin and brought RTE to the High Court for excluding him from televised debates. Ben is an experienced, vocal campaigner and will provide the people of Dublin Bay North with excellent representation.