New Mayor of Macroom, Owen McCarthy. Pic: John Delea

FIANNA Fáil councillor Owen McCarthy was unanimously elected as the town’s new mayor at a special meeting of Macroom Town Council recently.

Cllr McCarthy has served for 13 years on the council and was elected to the office of mayor unanimously buy his colleagues.

He dedicated his year as mayor to the memory of his mother Eileen who died earlier in the year.