Fianna Fail Councillor Mary Clifford is the new Mayor of Boyle Town Council, following a vote by members of the Town Council on Tuesday night. Another Fianna Fail Councillor, Peter Flannery, was elected Deputy Mayor. Cllr. Clifford is well-known in political circles and was secretary to former TD, the late Sean Doherty, for many years. Speaking after her election, Cllr. Clifford said that she was ‘honoured’ to be elected first citizen of Boyle and she hoped the town will continue to progress under her stewardship.