Councillor Lee Tedstone quits Fine Gael

It is reported that Buncrana Town Councillor Lee Tedstone has quit the Fine Gael party.

It is understood the town's former Mayor has already tendered his resignation to Fine Gael and will formally notify his fellow Councillor at this weeks monthly meeting of the council.

Councillor Tedstone has so far declined to comment or to outline the reasons behind his shock decision.