Friday August 14, 2020

Analysis: Greens’ Martin has little to lose by taking on Sinn Féin

As the leadership contest closes in, challenger Catherine Martin is less reluctant than incumbent Eamon Ryan to criticise the republican party

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
22nd July, 2020
As the clock ticks down towards the result tomorrow afternoon, much has been made of how Martin would drag the party leftwards in an effort to champion social justice issues. Picture: RollingNews.ie

The Green Party versus Sinn Féin – that’s the intriguing political battle that lies ahead should Catherine Martin buck expectations and win her party’s leadership contest.

As the clock ticks down towards the result tomorrow afternoon, much has been made of how Martin would drag the party leftwards in an effort to champion social justice issues as strongly as it currently campaigns on the environment.

What has drawn less...

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