Seanad Election: Sean Melly - end of campaign statement

Dublin, Ireland 27 April, 2016:

Entrepreneur and Seanad candidate, Sean Melly, congratulated Trinity’s newly elected Senators and wished them well in the Seanad. “I would like to thank all those who voted and placed their trust in me. Naturally, I am disappointed not to have been elected this time however, I will continue to be a strong voice for the business community and Trinity College.”

“My priorities continue to be to strengthen the investment environment for entrepreneurs and to work to improve the quality of education at Trinity, which I will do in my capacity as Chairman of Trinity Business School and member of the Provost’s Council.”, says Mr. Melly.

“This was my first time running for political office, and I did so because I found myself increasingly identifying government policies that needed to be changed,particularly in the areas of business and education.”, says Mr. Melly. “I will continue to use my voice in these area to help improve policies and legislation.”

“Political campaigns consume time, energy and effort and I would like to thank my family for their support over the past few months. I would also like to thank those who nominated, endorsed and supported my campaign. I had a strong campaign team and I would like to thank them for their hard work over the past few weeks.”, says Mr. Melly, “I wish my fellow candidates good luck in their future endeavours.”