Profile: John Brassil (FF)

Kerry: Fifth TD elected of five


Kerry has returned a Fianna Fáil TD, after a hiatus of five years. John Brassil, from Ballyheigue, a pharmacist by profession and a qualified engineer was elected in the final count without reaching the quota. The son of late Noel Brassil, a Fianna Fáil county councillor, John Brassil, who is in his early 50s was first elected to Kerry County Council in 1999. He is married with three children.