Nominations close for General Election 2011

Nominations to contest the General Election closed at noon today, with 20 candidates contesting the election in Donegal.

Candidates now have until noon tomorrow to withdraw their names before the ballot papers are finalised.

There are 11 declared candidates in Donegal North East

They are, in alphabetical order -

Dara Blaney - Independent
Cllr Jimmy Harte - Labour
Betty Holmes - Independent
Cllr Charlie Mc Conalogue - Fianna Fail
Cllr Ian Mc Garvey - Independent
Deputy Joe Mc Hugh - Fine Gael
Cllr Padraig Mac Lochlainn - Sinn Fein
Humphrey Murphy - Green Party
Cllr John Ryan - Fine Gael
Dessie Shiels - Independent
Ryan Stewart - Independent

There are 9 declared candidates in Donegal South West -

Tanaiste Mary Coughlan - Fianna Fail
Deputy Pearse Doherty - Sinn Fein
John Duffy - Green Party
Cllr Frank Mc Brearty - Labour
Stephen Mc Cahill - Independent
Deputy Dinny Mc Ginley - Fine Gael
Senator Brian O'Domhnaill - Fianna Fail
Cllr Thomas Pringle - Independent
Ann Sweeney - Independent