MATT CARTHY TO SEEK SF CANDIDATURE IN CAVAN MONAGHAN

17 January 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Carrickmacross based MEP Matt Carthy has confirmed he will be seeking to stand for Sinn Féin in the upcoming general election in the Cavan Monaghan constituency. He also said the party would be aiming to take two of the five seats in this area. Mr Carthy’s name will go before a reconvened constituency convention tonight (Thursday) in the Errigal Hotel, Cootehill.

Speaking after President Higgins dissolved the 32nd Dáil on Tuesday, Matt Carthy told The Northern Standard:“ Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has been an outstanding representative for Cavan Monaghan and a pivotal and important leader within Sinn Féin, especially since his election to the Dáil in 1997. In the first instance, I want to ensure that his legacy of hard work and dedication to the people of this constituency is maintained following his planned retirement from elected office.” “I also believe that further delivery for these counties requires strengthened republican representation…

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