Murphy clarifies stance on coalition with Sinn Féin

Eugene Murphy, the Roscommon-Galway TD, claims he has no issue with Fianna Fáil’s motion forbidding a coalition government with Sinn Féin.

The motion was passed at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin last night.

But the Irish Independent reports that Deputy Murphy has previously expressed views that are out of sync with the Fianna Fáil leadership on the issue.

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However, he insists he has no issue with last night’s motion.