Cllr Martin Harley is the new Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council

Fine Gael Cllr Martin Harley has been elected Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council.



He was elected at a special meeting of Donegal County Council held yesterday evening.



Cllr Harley takes over from Fianna Fáil Cllr Liam Blaney in the role.



In his fourteen years as a local representative, it’s the first time the Lifford/Stranorlar based Councillor has held the Chair.



Meanwhile, Sinn Féin Cllr Gerry McMonagle has been elected Leas-Cathaoirleach for the year ahead.