Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has appointed Deputy Leader and Mayo TD Dara Calleary as Director of Elections for the 2020 General Election.

Deputy Calleary, who was also Director of Elections for the Local Elections which were held in May 2019, will have responsibility for the General Election candidates across all constituencies.

Commenting following his appointment Deputy Calleary said, “It is an honour to be appointed our Party’s Director of Elections for the upcoming General Election.

“Our Party enjoyed great success back in May 2019 when we were returned as the largest Party in Local Government. This was a testament to the hard work and dedication of our candidates and their teams and our wider organisation and this is something we will be replicating for the General Election.

“We have a very strong team of candidates, a solid message and we are ready to fight and win the next General Election, whenever it may be,” he concluded.