The Fine Gael Party Leader Enda Kenny TD announced today details of the party's candidates for the Senate elections.
"These candidates were chosen by the Seanad Commission set up by the Party to do the job. The people selected include three people who did not contest the recent general election.
"The choice of the Seanad Commission reflects the party wish to put forward candidates of quality and the highest calibre," said Mr Kenny.
The candidates on the internal panel are Brian Hayes, Ulick Burke, Jim Higgins, Sheila Terry, Joe McHugh, Noel Coonan, John Bailey, Fergal Browne, John Mullins, Nicky McFadden, Michael Finucane and Jim Reilly.