Could Mary Lou McDonald be the greatest victim of master manipulator Jonathan Dowdall?

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald with Jonathan Dowdall in Louth on March 29, 2014. Photo: Sinn Féin/An Phoblacht

Fionnán Sheahan

Add compo scammer to the rap sheet of Jonathan Dowdall. It’s another aspect that didn’t pop up during Sinn Féin’s vetting of Mary Lou McDonald’s protege before he became a short-serving party councillor.