Sunday 25 June 2017

Fionnan Sheahan: Another fateful blow dealt to the Soldiers of Destiny

Sinn Fein's celebrated discipline held up firmly as the party mulled over its presidential options.

To be fair, the party conducted a debate on whether to run a candidate relatively openly with a number of its younger TDs stating their preference.

Sinn Fein seemed to be quite happy for names to circulate, such as Mary-Lou McDonald, Michelle Gildernew, Caoimhghin O Caolain and even Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

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