Senator Robbie Gallagher has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate to contest the next General Election for County Monaghan.
The convention which was chaired by the party’s TD for Louth, Declan Breathnach, was held in Castleblayney last night.
Senator Gallagher said in his acceptance speech that he hopes his selection can bring a Fianna Fáil TD to County Monaghan and a third Fianna Fáil TD to the constituency.
Cavan-Monaghan constituency will return to a five seat electoral area after the constituency boundaries were readjusted.
Speaking to Northern Sound News after the selection, Senator Robbie Gallagher said he knows it’s not an easy road ahead: