SF’S Ni Riada hot favourite for Aras race
SINN Fein will meet today to select the party’s candidate for the upcoming Presidential election.
The Ard Chomhairle will will take place in the CWU Offices on the North Circular Road in Dublin.
Their election campaign will be launched at lunchtime with an address from the newly-selected candidate.
One of the party’s MEPS Liadh Ni Riada is viewed as the most likely candidate but Belfast solicitor John Finucane is also in the running.
Ms Ni Riada, who is the daughter of late composer Sean O Riada, has said it would be a “huge honour” to contest the election.