Well-known auctioneer and community figure Gerry Coffey confirmed to the Roscommon People on Wednesday evening that he will be seeking a nomination to run for Fine Gael in Roscommon Municipal District.
Mr. Coffey received the backing of the Ballinlough/Granlahan/Cloonfad FG branch at a meeting on Tuesday night. He said he was delighted and honoured to receive that nomination.
No date has yet been set for the convention but there is some speculation that it may be held on Thursday next, 14th of March.
Mr. Coffey is active in auctioneering, farming, sporting, political and community circles.