Tuesday 21 February 2017

FG anger over HQ's strategy

Published 25/01/2011 | 05:00

FINE Gael grassroots in Tanaiste Mary Coughlan's constituency of Donegal South West are furious with party chiefs for running only one candidate.

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Delegates chose TD Dinny McGinley (65) to run in Donegal South West over by-election candidate Barry O'Neill (37) on Sunday.

John Meehan, a former chair of Ballyshannon Town Council withdrew his nomination. He was applauded when he said: "We have the Fianna Fail Government on its knees. We should be pushing for a second seat. We're afraid to take risks."

Irish Independent

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