FG likely to opt for one candidate strategy in Donegal NE

Fine Gael in Donegal North East has confirmed that the party locally is recommending a one candidate strategy for the next General Election.

The party was to have held a selection convention in Letterkenny yesterday, but it was cancelled as a result of the weather. A new date will be confirmed later.

Two potential candidates have been nominated - Deputy Joe Mc Hugh and Cllr John Ryan, and while previous election would have seen two candidates fielding, Constituency Chairperson PJ Hannon says the local Strategy Committee is recommending that after topping the poll in 2007, one candidate is again the best way to go.....