Sinn Féin To Unveil Its Candidate In The Presidential Election Later Today

One candidate is heavily tipped to be nominated

Mary Loud Mcdonald

Sinn Féin is finally going to announce its candidate in the Presidential election.

The ruling council and Comhairle will meet in Dublin to make the final decision.

According to, EU MEP Liadh Ní Riada is heavily tipped to be the candidate to contest the election for the party.

Four other candidates will also contest next month's election including incumbent President Michael D Higgins.

The other three candidates include two businessman Gavin Duffy and Sean Gallagher who were both previously on Dragons Den.

The final candidate is Senator Joan Freeman, founder of Pieta House.

The three secured their nominations by securing the backing of four local councils.

Liadh Ni Riada

The election is due to take place on October 26th.

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