Fianna Fáil to select EU election candidate today

The Fianna Fáil European Election Convention for Midlands/North West constituency is taking place today. Voting takes place in Longford later, with the overall results being announced tonight.

Seven people have received nominations to run including local TD Brendan Smith, Galway Deputy Anne Rabbitte, former Donegal TD Niall Blaney and former Chair of the ICMSA John Comer.

One candidate will be selected by delegates. The European Elections will take place on May 24th.