Fianna TD goes to Gardaí over online threats

Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Muprhy has made a complaint to the Gardaí about threatening comments made about him on a Facebook page, according the Sunday Business Post.

Deputy Murphy made a statement to gardaí in Strokestown last Friday in relation to the comments, which have been ongoing since Christmas.

However, the comments which were described as vile, have since been removed.

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Speaking to Shannonside FM, he stated it had reached an unacceptable level and was affecting his family:

Separately, he stressed the need for a digital safety officer in order to hold people responsible.