Fine Gael to select candidates in South Donegal for local elections

The Fine Gael party in south Donegal will choose its candidates this evening to run in next May’s county council election.

It’s understood four nominees will go forward in the Donegal Municipal District.

They are Cllr Barry O’ Neill, Ballyshannon; John Boyle, Bruckless; Bernard McGlinchey, Donegal Town; and Joseph Harley, Frosses.

The selection convention, in the Abbey Hotel in Donegal Town, will start at 8 o’clock.

There are currently six seats in the Donegal Municipal District, with Cllr Barry O’ Neill holding the only seat for Fine Gael.