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Longford TD disappointed by MacSharry resignation from Fianna Fail PP

Sep 16, 2021 07:09 By Shannonside News
Longford TD disappointed by MacSharry resignation from Fianna Fail PP Longford TD disappointed by MacSharry resignation from Fianna Fail PP
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The Sligo-Leitrim TD quit the parliamentary party last night.

A Longford Westmeath TD says he is sorry to see Marc MacSharry leave the parliamentary party.

The Sligo-Leitrim TD resigned the party whip last night, shortly before a debate of no conference in Minister Simon Coveney was due to be heard in the Dail, and in which he voted against the government.

In a letter to the Taoiseach, Deputy MacSharry said Fianna Fáil positioning and policy is being determined in an undemocratic, totalitarian way.

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He cited leaks from Cabinet, the Merrion-Gate controversy and the Katherine Zappone saga as some of the events leading to his resignation.

Robert Troy says the resignation was very disappointing:

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