Councillor Frank McBrearty has been formally added to the Fine Gael ticket for the upcoming local elections.
It has put an end to weeks of speculation that he had been seeking to be added to the party ticket.
It means that three Fine Gael candidates are now running in the Stranorlar Electoral area.
One of them, Cllr Martin Harley said previously on Highland Radio that he would consider his position within Fine Gael should Cllr McBrearty be added to the party ticket.
Cllr Harley spoke on today's Nine Till Noon Show: