Speculation mounts on who will stand for Fianna Fail in Donegal North East

Speculation continues to mount today about who will run for Fianna Fail in Donegal North-East in the upcoming General Election.

It was reported earlier this week that moves had been made within the party to put Councillor Charlie McConalogue at the forefront of the running.

But Senator Cecillia Keaveney has denied this and she says she is determined to win back the seat she lost in the last General Election.

With a party convention expected to be called before Christmas, Senator Keaveney says she will be putting her name forward:

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Meanwhile, Councillor Charlie McConalogue has said he has no idea where the reports that Fianna Fail headquarters were seeking to run him in the General Election came from.

He says he will be putting his name forward, but he will respect the decision that is made, whoever is chosen:

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