Mitchell O’Connor may be Europe-bound
Minister not ruling out a tilt at MEP elections
Fine Gael minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor has emerged as a contender for the European Parliament seat being vacated by Brian Hayes. The higher education minister, who sits at cabinet, has refused to rule out the possibility of running in next May’s European elections in the Dublin constituency where Hayes currently holds a Fine Gael seat.
Mitchell O’Connor’s name has been floated within Fine Gael in recent weeks. Party figures believe it would make...
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