Fianna fil to chose offaly general election candidate tomorrow

Fianna Fáil will chose either Barry Cowen TD, Cllr Eddie Fitzpatrick or Cllr Peter Ormond as the party’s Offaly Dail candidate tonight.

Fianna Fáil is due to hold its Offaly selection convention for the next general election in the Tullamore Court Hotel this evening.

Barry Cowen TD, Cllr Eddie Fitzpatrick and Cllr Peter Ormond are nominated by members to contest the convention.  While only one candidate will be selected at convention, a party spokesman said a second candidate could be added at a later stage.  

Cork North–Central TD and party spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher will chair the convention.