Longford County Councillor PJ Reilly has been elected the new chairperson of Dublin Mid Leinster's Regional Health Forum which includes Offaly.
The Fianna Fáil representative was formally appointed to the role at a meeting in Tullamore, Co Offaly.
Cllr Reilly had been acting in a quasi-caretaker capacity for the past two months following the election of former Westmeath councillor Peter Burke to the Dáil in February.
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