Senator Frank Feighan to run for Fine Gael in Sligo Leitrim in next general election

Senator Frank Feighan has been added to the party’s ticket to contest the Sligo-Leitrim constituency at the next General Election.

It follows a meeting of Fine Gael’s executive council yesterday evening, and meetings with prospective candidates on Monday.

Former TD and Senator Gerry Reynolds who had been selected to run at a party convention in Leitrim last year announced in recent weeks that he was stepping aside due to business commitments.

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Senator Feighan has said he’s honoured and delighted to be asked by the party to represent the people of Sligo-Leitrim, and he’s looking forward to working on the ground with his party colleague, Sinead Maguire, to get the best possible result for Fine Gael in the constituency.