Efforts continue to persuade Larkin to run in General Election

Highland Radio News understands that efforts are continuing to persuade Fianna Fail Councillor Dessie Larkin to contest the General Election in Donegal North East as an independent.

His supporters have spent the weekend gauging support for the Councillor who was expressed his shock at a Fianna Fail decision not to run him as a candidate along side Councillor Charlie McConolougue.

John McAtteer, editor of the Tir Chonaill Tribune, says it is 50-50 as to whether Councillor Larkin will run as an independent or not:

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