Sinead Maguire and Gerry Reynolds ‘chuffed’ at vote of confidence in them by Fine Gael colleagues

Former TD Gerry Reynolds and Sligo Cllr Sinead Maguire have been selected as the candidates to contest the next General Election for Fine Gael in the Sligo Leitrim constituency.

Almost 1000 people turned out in the Clayton Hotel in Sligo last night.

Gerry Reynolds topped the poll, while Sinead MaGuire was a close second. John Perry was a strong contender for some time but transfers did not work in his favour. The final tally was Gerry Reynolds 295, Sinead Maguire 285 and John Perry 222.

Sligo Councillor Sinead Maguire selected to run for Fine Gael in Sligo Leitrim at the next General Election

Sligo Councillor Sinead Maguire selected to run for Fine Gael in Sligo Leitrim at the next General Election

Cllr Sinead Maguire told Ocean FM News says she’s over the moon to get selected:

Carrick-on-Shannon businessman and former TD and Senator Gerry Reynolds selected to run for Fine Gael in Sligo Leitrim

Former TD and Senator Gerry Reynolds who just lost out on a seat to Fianna Fail’s Eamon Scanlon on the last count in 2016 says he’s happy to be selected and that the party followed the correct strategy to put two candidates on the ticket:

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