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MEP is unconcerned by criticism of his refusal to join the EU resolution against Russia

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Mick Wallace has long courted political controversy. Photo: Gareth Chaney

Mick Wallace has long courted political controversy. Photo: Gareth Chaney

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly appear to come as a package and one is rarely seen publicly without the other. Photo: Collins Courts

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly appear to come as a package and one is rarely seen publicly without the other. Photo: Collins Courts

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Mick Wallace has long courted political controversy. Photo: Gareth Chaney

Mick Wallace, or ‘Golden Lion King’ as he is known to his fanbase in China, is nonchalant about whether he committed political suicide when he voted against a European Parliament resolution to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Maybe I’m damaged more than before, I don’t know,” the Wexford MEP told the Sunday Independent from Brussels last week. “I expect the ordinary people to stand by me. But I don’t know. You can never predict how people will vote.”


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