An interesting snippet in the Irish Times[subs req], on the emerging story of the prospective Sinn Féin candidates selected for Newry and Armagh
However, a party spokesman said the selection of candidates is a two-stage process and is ultimately dependent upon the ratification of local decisions by the leadership.
The Irish Times understands that Ms O’Rawe will be included on the Sinn Féin ticket in the Newry-Armagh constituency when electors go to the polls on March 7th next year on the leadership’s insistence.
It is not expected that Mr Hyland will be among the three Sinn Féin candidates chosen to contest the six-seat constituency.
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