Roscommon County Council will hold a special plenary meeting next Monday to vote on candidates nominated for the Presidential election.
A number of hopeful candidates addressed Roscommon Councillors yesterday.
Three Councillors have subsequently nominated businessman Séan Gallagher, with two nominating Senator Joan Freeman, and one councillor nominated journalist Gemma O'Doherty.
The nominees will be voted on at next Monday's meeting, which gets underway at 9am.
Mayo County Council will also hold a special plenary meeting next Monday to hear from candidates seeking nominations to contest next month's Presidential election.