Information Circular No 27/2013: Notice of Election – Election Deputy General Secretary

By Industrial Relations Officer

In accordance with Rule 13.3 (n) of the Constitution an election for Deputy General Secretary is now required to take place.

In order to qualify as a candidate one must be a fully paid up member of PDFORRA and be nominated by not less than 3 Districts.

Candidates so nominated will then sit an interview before an independent interview board which will select those to be included on the ballot paper.


The relevant dates are as follows:

  • Nominations to General Secretary, PDFORRA, John Lucey House, Collins Square, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 not later than the  25th November 2013. (Note all nominations will be acknowledged immediately on receipt of same)   
  • Interviews will take place at National Office between the 2nd and 10th December 2013
  • Ballot papers will be issued on completion of this process on the 6th Jan 2014 (Subject to there being more than one candidate for the position).
  • The closing date for receipt of ballot papers 1700hrs on the 14th February 2014.
  • Counting of ballots will commence on the 15th February 2014 and result immediately thereafter.


Issued on: 21/10/2013

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