Cllr Niamh Kennedy has been officially elected as the Cathaoirleach of the Donegal Municipal District.
The Killybegs Independent Councillor takes over from Fine Gael Cllr Barry Sweeny.
Cllr Tom Conaghan (Ind) was elected as Leas Cathaoirleach at Tuesday’s AGM.
Cllr Kennedy said she was proud to take on the role and said: “Thank you to my fellow members for their support. This is going to be a busy year ahead and I look forward to the opportunity of meeting all the communities from Glencolmcille to Bundoran. We have a great District with amazing opportunities and some big challenges ahead. Looking forward to working with you all.”