Contenders treated to some home truths in Fingal

Those hoping to replace Clare Daly in Dublin Fingal are getting varied reactions on the doorsteps

24th November, 2019
Contenders treated to some home truths in Fingal
Lorraine Clifford-Lee (centre) with Fianna Fáil canvassers in Portmarnock last week (Pic: Maura Hickey)

As she knocks on doors in Dublin Fingal, Fianna Fáil senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee meets several people who are aware of the controversy about her comments on Travellers on her Twitter account in 2011.

“I’ve heard about you,” one older man says at his home in the Dunes estate in Portmarnock.

“I don’t mean that in a bad way. That thing you said, we’ve all said things like that.”...

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