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Pat Carey
Former Fianna Fail minister and Castlemaine native Pat Carey has been appointed the party’s director of elections.

Mr Carey received widespread praise when he took the decision to publicly announce he was gay ahead of the Marriage Equality Referendum.

In announcing the appointment, Fianna Fail party leader, Micheal Martin said Pat Carey was “respected throughout the organisation”.

Speaking at the Fianna Fail Presidential dinner, Mr Martin also insisted he would remain Fianna Fail leader if his party did not get elected to Government.