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After a protracted enough process, Fianna Fáil has now settled its election ticket for Mayo.
The Fianna Fáil party will hold their selection convention for the next general election this evening. Despite local members of the party voting for three person ticket for the next election in March, party headquarters has decided a two candiate approach is the bst one to take and they have split the county into two along the old Mayo West and Mayo East constituency boundries.
The chairperson of Fianna Fáil in Mayo says he believes there will be no overruling decree from headquarters in Dublin on who the local party should send forward for the next General Election.
The late PJ Morley (81) was laid to rest in Knock cemetery on Wednesday afternoon last after his funeral mass. Mr Morley served as a Fianna Fáil TD for 20 years from 1977 to 1997 for the Mayo East constituency and was one of the driving forces in securing Government backing for the construction of Knock Airport in the 1980s. He died at Mayo General Hospital last Sunday following a short illness and is survived by his immediate family, wife Mary, sons Enda, Patrick, and Brian and daughter Cathy; his sisters Mary, Rene, and Bridget.