The full list of candidates declared for the by-election in Longford Westmeath, to fill the seat left vacant through the death of Nicky McFadden, is now finalised at nine, following the close of nominations on Saturday last.
For the parties, the candidates are Gabrielle McFadden (Athlone), Fine Gael; Aengus O'Rourke (Athlone), Fianna Fail, Denis Leonard (Kinnegad), Labour; and Paul Hogan (Athlone), Sinn Féin.
The independent candidates are: Kevin Boxer Moran (Athlone), Donal Jackson (Athlone), John McNamara (Drumraney), James Morgan (Longford), and Brian Fagan (Mullingar).
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