Peter Casey considering withdrawing from Presidential race

first_img Facebook Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ By News Highland – October 19, 2018 Peter Casey is considering withdrawing from the Presidential race.In a statement, the businessman says he’s taking the weekend off from campaigning to think about whether he’ll continue as a candidate.He says he doesn’t want to be elected President based on one statement he made.Mr Casey has been heavily criticised for saying Travellers aren’t an ethnic group and are “basically people camping on someone else’s land”.Peter Casey has told Galway Bay FM he’s considering his position in the race – and hit out at Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who was among those who condemned his comments:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/11casey-presidential-clip-sm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 center_img Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp Previous articleJust 11 drug tests conducted by Donegal Gardai since roll outNext articleGross need on housing list in Inishowen is 630 News Highland Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest Peter Casey considering withdrawing from Presidential race News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img

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