Tuesday 25 September 2018

Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can't find a partner

Mary Lou McDonald has a long way to go as she tries to lead her party closer to government

SEEKING POWER: Mary Lou McDonald with Michelle O’Neill after giving her keynote speech at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis last night. Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty
SEEKING POWER: Mary Lou McDonald with Michelle O’Neill after giving her keynote speech at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis last night. Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Lust is a strange emotion that brings endless potential - but none of the risks of true love.

Over the past few days, Sinn Fein's lust for power both north and south has been evident.

The party leadership amended a motion that would have restricted Mary Lou McDonald's political flirtations to the likes of the Solidarity-People Before Profit alliance.

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