GAA STAR CLERKIN RULES OUT STANDING FOR FIANNA FÁIL — FOR NOW!

18 December 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael McDonnell

MONAGHAN footballing hero Dick Clerkin confirmed to the Northern Standard yesterday that he will not be running for Fianna Fáil in the upcoming general election — but he has not ruled out becoming involved in politics in the future.

Mr Clerkin said he had given serious thought to the proposal, which had been put to him by party members about three or four months ago, but he finally made up his mind last week that this was not the right time for him to make such a move.

The 34-year-old firstly cited family reasons for his …

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