Independent TD, Michael Fitzmaurice has expressed an interest in running in the 2018 President Election.
The Roscommon-Galway TD told Longer Leader, that hewill put his best foot forward if no other Independent TD expresses an interest to contest in the race.
Mr. Fitzmaurice also added that ‘the office of president needs to change a bit.’
He wants to stiffen up competition, to prevent giving Higgins a ‘free run.’
Fitzmaurice has an Agricultural background, hailing from a small-scaled farm in the parish of Glinisk / Creggs sitting on the Roscommon/ Galway border.
In recent days, the TD has spoken out on issues including factory prices, and has expressed his concern revealing that no action has been undertaken regarding flooding in Roscommon