No surprise there then, Fine Gael councillor makes overtly racist comments. This same gob************************e actually called on the RAF to be asked to protect Irish air space, during a no to lisbon debate. Oh and we have'nt gone away ye know, kieran, !!A bitter controversy erupted within FG in Dublin West at the time of the Locals as KD thought he was being shunted sideways and went for the jugular
- it paid off as he came home near tops - 1,649 vote while Mr Adeola was an 'also ran'!
This is from my post here from that torrid time4 June 2009)
'Kieran Dennison states the following in this weeks Blanchgazette as Civil War rocks FGs Dublin West Branch
It is alleged by other candidates that Adeola Ogunsina, FGs candidate from Nigeria, has been making promises that he can secure Passports for Immigrants within 6 months if they vote for him and FG are in Government.
This alleged Passports for Votes Scandal has provoked the FG candidate from Ireland to let rip
I was not informed of the meetings, and I have been finding it difficult to establish how many meetings there were, and what exactly was said.
With so many people losing their jobs, and worrying about getting work for their children, immigration is a big issue on the doorsteps...
there is increasing resentment at new arrivals who must be supported by an ever increasing Welfare System.
...Now that someone at last and finally has come out in public and admitted what the dogs in the street in Blanchardstown know I reckon I will give him my NO 1 tomorrow to try and stop Adeola taking a Council Seat.'
* Ruth Coppinger 1,705 12.86% 0.77 4 Made Quota 1
Kieran Dennison 1,649 12.44% 0.75 7 Made Quota 2
Patrick Nulty 1,898 14.32% 0.86 7 Elected 3
David McGuinness 1,203 9.08% 0.54 7 Elected 4
* Michael O'Donovan 1,696 12.80% 0.77 7 Elected 5
* Paul Donnelly 1,517 11.44% 0.69 (7) Not Elected
Adeola Ogunsina 965 7.28% 0.44 (6) Eliminated
Niamh Moran 723 5.45% 0.33 (5) Eliminated
Denis Keane 642 4.84% 0.29 (4) Eliminated
Idowu Sulyman Olafimihan 611 4.61% 0.28 (3) Eliminated
Iggy Okafor 464 3.50% 0.21 (2) No expenses
Maria McGrail 182 1.37% 0.08 (1) No expenses
ElectionsIreland.org: 2009 Local - Mulhuddart First Preference Votes