Wednesday 21 March 2018

Labour MEP Phil Prendergast misspells 'Clare' as she welcomes county into her constituency

Fionan Sheahan

Labour Party MEP Phil Prendergast has embarrassingly misspelled the name of the county of "Clare" as she welcomed the Banner county into her constituency.

In a redraw of the European electoral map, Clare was moved from the constituency it was in for the last decade to be reunited with the rest of the counties in Munster.

Ms Prendergast is the Labour MEP for Ireland South.

"Obviously we have great support in Claire, Wexford and Wicklow, with strong TDs in all of these seats and their inclusion will absolutely benefit the Labour Party who traditionally do better in larger constituencies with a greater number of seats," she said

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