Ganley faces tough battle for Northwest seat

A four-way struggle for three seats is expected when votes in the Northwest constituency are counted today. Sitting MEPs Jim Higgins of Fine Gael and independent Marian Harkin and Fianna Fáil candidate Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher face a stiff challenge

6th June, 2009

A four-way struggle for three seats is expected when votes in the Northwest constituency are counted today. Sitting MEPs Jim Higgins of Fine Gael and independent Marian Harkin and Fianna Fáil candidate Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher face a stiff challenge from Libertas leader Declan Ganley.

Last night, tally figures suggested that Gallagher would take a seat, while Higgins and Harkin may also be too strong for Ganley.

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