A 9th person has declared their candidacy in the General Election in Kildare South.
Suzanne McEneaney will contest the ballot for the Green Party.
Its a three seat constituency, and the other candidates are:
Declan Crowe: Independent, community activist
Martin Heydon: Fine Gael, sitting Kildare South TD
Fiona McLoughlin-Healy: Fine Gael, sitting Kildare County Councillor in the Kildare/Newbridge Municipal District.
Seán Ó Fearghaíl: Fianna Fáil: sitting Kildare South TD
Fiona O’Loughlin: Fine Fáil: sitting Kildare County Councillor in the Kildare/Newbridge Municipal District.
Patricia Ryan: Sinn Fein, community & trade union activist
Mark Wall: Labour: sitting Kildare County Councillor in the Athy Municipal District.
The candidates vying for four seats in Kildare North are as follows:
Michael Beirne: Independent.
Réada Cronin: Sinn Fein, sitting Kildare County Councillor, Maynooth Municipal District.
Bernard Durkan: Fine Gael, sitting TD, Kildare North
Shane Fitzgerald: Renua Ireland: florist, former Leixlip Town Councillor.
James Lawless: Fianna Fáil: sitting Kildare County Councillor, Naas Municipal District
Anthony Lawlor: Fine Gael, sitting TD, Kildare North
Ashling Merriman: activist, People Before Profit Alliance
Catherine Murphy: Social Democrats: sitting TD, Kildare North:
Maebh Ní Fhallúin : Green Party candidate
Frank O’Rourke: Fianna Fáil, sitting Kildare County Councillor, Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District
Emmett Stagg: Labour: sitting TD, Kildare North.
Brendan Young: Community Solidarity: sitting Kildare County Councillor, Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District