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Fine Gael Presidential Candidate, Gay Mitchell MEP visited Midleton & Youghal today (Friday, 22nd July) as part of his presidential election campaign.

Gay Mitchell arrived outside AIB on Midleton Main Street at 10am and was met by David Stanton, Fine Gael TD for Cork East and also Councillors Mary Woods and Margaret Trundle. He then undertook a walk up the main street to engage with voters. Mr Mitchell spent just over an hour in Midleton before continuing on to Youghal

He arrived at the Clock Tower on Youghal Main Street at 11.30am. He was accompanied by David Stanton, Fine Gael TD from Cork East and Fine Gael Councillors Barbara Murray and Michael Beecher as he met with people in Youghal.

David Stanton, Fine Gael TD for Cork East said he was delighted with the reaction to Gay in both Midleton and Youghal. “I am very pleased with the show of support for the Fine Gael Presidential candidate. Gay received a very warm welcome in both towns,” noted Deputy Stanton.

Gay Mitchell was selected as Fine Gael’s presidential election candidate at a recent convention of Fine Gael public representatives in Dublin. He is currently undertaking a tour of Ireland to meet with voters as part of his election campaign. Following the visits to Midleton and Youghal, Mr Mitchell continued on to Dungarvan.