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Thurles native likely to stand in Dublin for local elections

titleFormer Minister Mary Hanafin has until noon today to withdraw as a local election candidate.

Its after the party did a U-turn on a decision to ask the Thurles native her to run.

Kate Feeney is already standing for Fianna Fail in the same ward in Blackrock in Dublin.

It’s believed that Ms Hanafin will run despite party objections.