Monday, June 11, 2012

Mick Wallace Protests Against The IMF/EU 'Troika'

Mick Wallace (born 1955) is an Irish politician, property developer and former manager of League of Ireland side Wexford Youths Football Club having earlier been manager of Wexford’s underage sides prior to their entry to the league in 2007. He was born in Wellingtonbridge, Wexford. Wallace holds a policy of recruiting only County Wexford based players and has invested much money in the Youth's playing facilities at Ferrycarrig Park.

On 5th February, 2011, while a guest on political programme Tonight with Vincent Browne, Wallace made the surprise announcement that he intended to contest the next general election to be held on 25 February as an independent. He won a seat in the 2011 Irish general election, topping the poll in the Wexford constituency with 13,329 votes.

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