Deputy Deenihan holds on to his brief in North Kerry

Deputy Jimmy Deenihan is remaining as the Fine Gael`s spokesperson for the Arts, Sport and Tourism. The North Kerry TD had hoped to hold on to his brief under the party re shuffle. The announcement was made a short time ago by Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny. Among those promoted are Doctor Liam Toomey, Michael Noonan David Stanton and John Perry. Mayo TD Michael Ring has stepped down from the front bench.