Fleming denies reports he is talking to FF about re-joining party

Kerry South Independent TD, Tom Fleming has denied a report that he is in talks with Fianna Fáil about re-joining his former party. Tom Fleming TD According to today’s Mail on Sunday, negotiations have taken place with the former Fianna Fáil member about returning to the party ahead of the next general election. Fianna Fáil is buoyed by the recent recruitment of the former Labour TD, Colm Keaveney and is now said to be in talks with several other Independent TDs. Tom Fleming left the party before the last general election when he failed to win a nomination from the local organisation. He was subsequently elected an Independent TD. Mr Fleming told Radio Kerry News today that the report had no basis in fact and that he hasn’t spoken to anyone in Fianna Fáil.