Deputy McConolougues happy with level of interest in replacing him on Council

Both Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail meet this evening to select who will be co-opted for each party on to Donegal County Council.

Jack Murray, a former Sinn Fein Press officer and political adviser from Burnfoot is Sinn Fein's only candidate and will be formally selected to replace Deputy Padraig MacLoughlainn.

Three men have confirmed that are seeking to replace Fianna Fail Deputy Charlie MacConolougue on the council.

They are Sean McDermott from Gleneely, Manorcunninghan based Paul Canning and Martin McDermott from Glengad.

Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle has already selected his replacement in Donegal Town man John Campbell who was his director of elections.

As it relates to Fianna Fail, Deputy McConolougue says the level of interest in replacing him is very welcome: