Mark Durkan to context European elections for Fine Gael

Fine Gael has unveiled former SDLP leader Mark Durkan as a candidate for the European elections.

The former Foyle MP will run alongside former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald in the Dublin constituency.

The Derryman was invited to run by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Mark Durkan says he won’t be pretending he’s a true blue Dub to try and win a seat: