Tense battles for the last seat in both Donegal constituencies

first_img WhatsApp WhatsApp By News Highland – February 26, 2011 Tense battles for the last seat in both Donegal constituencies News Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Facebook In Donegal South West, Independent Cllr Thomas Pringle’s Director of Elections is predicting that Tanaiste Mary Coughlan’s seat is gone, and the last seat is a battle between FF Senator Brian O’Domhnaill and Cllr Pringle for the last seat. It’s widely though in the count centre in Donegal Town that Pringle is in the driver’s seat to take it.FF’s Director of Elections in the constituency Cllr Brendan Byrne says the party made a mistake runing with a two candidate strategy.  He believes a single candidate would have guaranteed a seat, but he’s by no means conceding defeat……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/byrne2.mp3[/podcast]Meanwhile, in Donegal North East, Labour Cllr Jimmy Harte  is battling Fianna Fail Cllr Charlie Mc Conalogue for the final seat, with Mc Conalogue said to be favourite to take it. However, Fine Gael say their second candidate Cllr John Ryan is not out of the running yet.Labour’s Director of Elections Brian Gribben says the party ran a good campaign, a nd he’s not conceding defeat……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/bgrib2.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Twittercenter_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Previous articleDonegal North East Final TallyNext articlePearse Doherty declared elected in Donegal SW News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterestlast_img read more