Sligo council to hold special meeting to hear from those who want to be president

Sligo County Council is to hold a special meeting to hear from those who want to be president.

The support of four local authorities or 20 Oireachtas members is necessary to get a nomination to be on the ballot paper.

Yesterday, a number of aspiring candidates addressed Leitrim County Council.

Sligo councillors decided at their meeting yesterday to hear a number of presidential hopefuls make their case on Wednesday, September 12th.

Council Cathaoirleach Councillor Martin Baker says about seven people have already indicated their interest in attending the Sligo council meeting:

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