Kelly claims Sinn Féin is attracting right-wing nationalists

The Labour Party leader says its rival is more nationalist than socialist

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
3rd January, 2021
Kelly claims Sinn Féin is attracting right-wing nationalists
Alan Kelly, the leader of the Labour Party, has failed to lift his party’s support above 3 per cent in a series of opinion polls since taking over the job in April. Credit: Fergal Philips

Sinn Féin is drawing an increasing level of support from a new wave of right-wing nationalists, many of whom are anti-vaccine, Alan Kelly, the leader of the Labour Party, has claimed.

In an interview with the Business Post, Kelly disputed the suggestion that Sinn Féin is now dominating Irish left-wing politics and argued that the party is more a nationalist one than a socialist one....

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