Murphy wins nomination

Cllr. Eugene Murphy has joined Senator Terry Leyden in the race for election to Seanad Éireann following confirmation yesterday (Wednesday) of his nomination as a candidate for the Upper House of Oireachtas Éireann.   Cllr. Rachel Doherty, meanwhile, is believed to have entered the race for an internal Fianna Fáíl nomination this week. She will seek a nomination from a meeting of the party’s Roscommon Dáilcheantar tonight (Thursday).      Full story on page 14.