McManus rumoured to be quitting politics

There is mounting speculation that the Labour TD Liz McManus will today announce she is quitting politics at the next General Election.

There is mounting speculation that the Labour TD Liz McManus will today announce she is quitting politics at the next General Election.

The 63-year-old has been a TD for Wicklow since 1992 when she was elected for Democratic Left.

She was deputy leader of Labour under Pat Rabbitte from 2002 to 2007.

She has remained tight-lipped about her intentions as speculation intensified over the past 24 hours.

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