Dara Murphy Resigns As Fine Gael TD

Fine Gael's Dara Murphy has resigned from his seat in the Dáil Éireann.

In a statement released on Tuesday night, Mr Murphy said he would be taking up a new role in the European Commission.

The former Cork North Central TD also informed the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Tuesday evening.

Mr Murphy said: "I would like to acknowledge and give thanks for the support I have received from so many people: the Taoiseach and the Fine Gael Party, at local and national level; my family; and most importantly I would like to thank the people of Cork North Central."


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