Monday 21 August 2017

Fionnan Sheahan: Sargent's graceful exit is a rebuke to foot-dragging FF

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

THE Green Party was supposed to be celebrating the arrival of a new senator into the party's ranks yesterday.

The nomination to the Seanad of Mark Dearey from Louth was intended to draw a line under the controversy caused by the bitter resignation of Deirdre de Burca.

Instead, they were mourning a blow to their father figure as Trevor Sargent was forced to resign after an unforgivable error of judgment.

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