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Presidential hopefuls before Council

A special plenary meeting of Roscommon County Council will take place today Wednesday to hear presentations by candidates seeking a nomination for the Presidential election.

According to a report on Mid West Radio news “Up to 9 candidates could address the local authority,with seven of the nine indicating so afr that they will be attending the meeting.”

“These include Dragon Den stars Peter Casey and Sean Gallagher , together with Senator Joan Freeman , journalist Gemma O’Doherty, along with Patrick Feeney, Sarah Loiose Mulligan, and Kiltoom native Marie Goretti Moylan.”

“A spokesperson for Roscommon County Council told Midwest News yesterday evening that they are still awaiting confirmation from two other candidates – Tulsk farmer John Groarke and artist Kevin Sharkey.”

“A formal resolution will not be made at the meeting , but nominations will be accepted and a date agreed to vote on the nominee or nominees.” the report stated.


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