Donegal Deputy Dinny McGinley announces he is to retire from politics

dinny mc ginleyDonegal South West Deputy Dinny McGinely has confirmed to Highland Radio News this afternoon that he is to retire from politics.

The Fine Gael TD who has been in Dail Eireann for 33 years announced that he will not run in the next General Election.

It was announced this afternoon that Deputy McGinley was to be replaced as Junior Minister for the Gaeltacth by fellow Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh.

Speaking to Highland Radio News, Dinny McGinely said he made the Taoiseach aware of his decision this morning: