Mairead McGuinness MEP and First Vice-President of the European Parliament has been nominated by Fine Gael’s Kildare South organisation to run in the Midlands North West constituency in the forthcoming European Parliament elections.
On February 11, members from the Kildare South constituency nominated McGuinness as their candidate for the party’s upcoming European election selection convention in Mullingar on February 22.
The 2014 Rose of Tralee, Mayo native, Maria Walsh, will join Ms McGuinness on the Fine Gael ticker in Midlands North West.
Proposing the MEP at the meeting in the Keadeen hotel, Marjorie Moore of the Kildare town branch congratulated Ms McGuinness on her election to the role of First Vice-President.
Following the nomination, Evie Sammon, Cllr. Ivan Keatley, Cllr. Mark Stafford and the party’s prospective local election candidates gave talks on various Fine Gael policies.
Speaking after the meeting, local election candidate in Naas, Evie Sammon, congratulated Ms McGuinness on her selection and wished her and Maria Walsh all the best for their selection convention and the campaign.