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Ballinasloe to host Fine Gael regional leadership debate

Ballinasloe to host Fine Gael regional leadership debate

Simon Coveney is in Clare today for a number of engagements including the Clare Fine Gael AGM, but his visit here comes as he faces an uphill battle to defeat Leo Varadkar.

Mr Varadkar has already secured the public endorsements of around 35 members of the parliamentary party.

The victor will be announced in Dublin on June 2.

He said the country was at an important crossroads and it was important not to make the mistakes of the past.

Fine Gael leadership contender Leo Varadkar.

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Kenny has asked for a new party leader to be selected, through the Fine Gael leadership election process, by close of business on Friday, June 2. Mr Varadkar (left) was last night at odds of 4/9 with Paddy Power Betfair, while Mr Coveney was at 13/8. "We've been through a really hard recession which is now over but the wounds caused by that recession are still very real and many of them are still open".

Simon Coveney's support is stronger among older age groups while those younger age groups - described as pre family favour Leo Varadkar.

He added: "We are now at a crossroads as a country".

So, scroll back up and vote for who you would pick as the next Fine Gael leader and likely taoiseach.

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The regional debates, or hustings, will take place in Ballinasloe, Dublin, Carlow and Cork over four days next week.

Mr Donohoe declared for his Dublin colleague while refusing to be drawn on what plum job he is hoping for in the next cabinet.

"He has also made a substantial contribution to Limerick, and as minister I found him to be a constructive and supportive colleague in Cabinet".

Minister McHugh said he believed Minister Varadkar would be an outstanding leader of the country who understood issues affecting people right across the State and in particular Inishowen, having worked as a junior doctor in Carndonagh.

Paul Kehoe argued: "As the political landscape continues to shift, at home and overseas, his forthright style and ability to effect change, makes him the best placed candidate to deal with the challenges facing us".

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