The Minister of State for Innovation, Skills, Training, Research and Development affirmed That He’s retiring from political life.
Mr McGrath said he wouldn’t be contesting the election while Mr Moran said he would operate as a independent from the election.
Mr Halligan was a part of the Independent Alliance Alongside Shane Ross, Finian McGrath, Kevin Boxer Moran and Sean Canney at the Dail.
Junior Minister John Halligan has stated that he isn’t currently contesting the General Election of next month.
It’s been a deep honor to represent the people of Waterford at the national and local level during my career.
I’ve served each and every day in public office fighting for what I thought was working with conclusion on behalf of my constituents.
He explained that getting more than 30 years into politics that he believes that the time is appropriate to begin a new chapter and dedicate more time for my family all of whom happen to be an unfailing service to me personally.