Election candidates ask Wicklow councillors for support

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Candidates seeking nomination for the presidential election will pitch themselves to Wicklow County Council members in the Council Chamber of County Buildings today at 1 pm.

Artist and television personality Kevin Sharkey, journalist Gemma O’ Doherty, businessman Gavin Duffy, and Pieta House founder Joan Freeman will address the councillors today in order to win their support.

Presidential candidates will need the backing of 4 local authorities or 20 Oireachtas members before the 26th of September if they are to secure a nomination.

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