Tuesday 28 February 2017

Fine Gael TD Liam Twomey will not contest the next election

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Dr Liam Twomey
Dr Liam Twomey

Fine Gael TD for Wexford Liam Twomey will not contest the next election, the Government chief Whip has confirmed.

Paul Keogh TD said this morning that his colleague will not run in the election.

Mr Twomey is Chair of the Oireachtas Joint Committee for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform

Mr Keogh said he was "saddened by the news", and he described Mr Twomey as "a great politician for Wexford and great friend".

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