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Presidential candidate Ní Riada ‘heartened’ by Donegal support

first_imgSinn Féin’s Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada brought her campaign to Donegal last weekend to meet with friends in Gweedore.Ní Riada, who is the Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South, attended a rally and concert in Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair on Saturday.Before the event, the Cork native visited Grianan of Aileach in Burt. Ní Riada was joined at the historic beauty spot by a group of enthusiastic supporters which included Sinn Féin’s senator Pádraig MacLochlainn, Pearse Doherty TD and Cllr Jack Murray.Cllr Jack Murray, Pearse Doherty TD, Senator Pádraig MacLochlainn,Liadh Ní RiadaSpeaking to those assembled she said it was a privilege to visit the beautiful spot which was a special place for the late Martin McGuinnessNí Riada said: “It is such a special honour for me to follow in the footsteps of Martin McGuinness in running for the Presidency.“It was great to see Martin’s family earlier today in Derry.“My campaign is an all-Ireland campaign, and I am very clear that, if elected, I will be President for the of all the 32 Counties of Ireland.“I have been engaging positively with people in Donegal in this election and the support here has been very heartening.“I have fought hard for ordinary Irish people in the European Parliament since 2014. I will bring this energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the Presidency.“I believe I can be a New President for a New Ireland and will address the Oireachtas on the crises in health and housing which are impacting on our people, as well as the difficulties facing people in rural Ireland in terms of services, investment and employment. I will also seek to lead a positive discussion on a future united Ireland.”Presidential candidate Ní Riada ‘heartened’ by Donegal support was last modified: October 8th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:aras 2018Liadh Ní Riadapresidential campaignSinn Feinlast_img

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