Saturday 3 December 2016

Philip Ryan: Councillor left over 'personality clashes' within the party, says SF

Published 11/03/2016 | 02:30

Gerry Adams. Photo: Frank McGrath
Gerry Adams. Photo: Frank McGrath

Mary Lou McDonald stood in the Dáil chamber yesterday afternoon and proudly nominated Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams to become the next Taoiseach of our country.

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In full view of the Irish public, Ms McDonald said Ireland needed "strong, proven leadership" and a "leader of vision".

Her party colleagues, some first-time TDs, also rose from the benches in the lower house of parliament to make equally grandiose statements about the future of Ireland and national politics.

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