Donal Kelly, the father of the late Manus Kelly is to be forwarded to take his son’s seat on Donegal County Council.
Mr Kelly Snr, a well-known figure in the Glenswilly area, is expected to be nominated at a Fianna Fail party meeting next week.
The late Manus Kelly was a hugely popular figure in Donegal due to his rallying and business exploits.
There was huge sadness across the county when the father-of-five was killed at the Donegal International Rally in June last.
He had just been nominated a month previously to Donegal County Council for the first time.
His seat is now expected to be taken by his father Donal.
Once forwarded and agreed upon, Mr Kellys Snr is expected to be formally co-opted onto Donegal County Council later this month.Tags: