Three presidential hopefuls are before Leitrim County Council hoping for a nomination

Three presidential hopefuls are appearing before Leitrim County Council today.

Business men Sean Gallagher and Peter Casey are making their pitch to the council as is Sarah Louise Mulligan.

They need the backing of 4 Councils or 20 oireachtas members to secure a nomination.

Sean Gallagher, who got the nomination last time round from Leitrim County Council, spoke with OceanFMs Claire Mulcahy this afternoon.