Sinn Feín will select the first of it’s Cavan candidates this afternoon

Sinn Fein will select the first of it’s Cavan candidates for next year’s local elections today.

Sitting Councillors Daniel Downey and Damien Brady are both nominated for the selection convention for Cavan-Belturbet.

It’s expected the selection will not be contested, and both will be placed on the ticket.

The selection convention takes place in the Hotel Kilmore at 2.50pm.