Hanafin calls for FF presidential candidate

Former Fianna Fáil deputy leader Mary Hanafin called on the party to run a candidate for the presidential election at a meeting of the party’s National Executive.

28th May, 2011

Former Fianna Fáil deputy leader Mary Hanafin called on the party to run a candidate for the presidential election at a meeting of the party’s National Executive.

Hanafin’s call comes amid confirmation from former taoiseach John Bruton that he will not be seeking the Fine Gael candidacy.

This puts MEP Mairead McGuinness the front runner for the Fine Gael nomination but fellow MEP and party colleague Sean Kelly has...

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