Cllr James Pat McDaid has replaced Councillor Gerry McMonagle as the Mayor of Letterkenny Municipal District.

He described his selection as a great honour, and thanked his loyal supporters and his family.

The Fianna Fáil councillor said that his priority is increasing investment in the area.

He hopes to tackle a number of issues currently faced by the Letterkenny area, including roads, housing and the health service.

Being a young councillor and getting this role so early is a huge honour for me," he said.

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