Wednesday January 22, 2020

On the doorsteps: Gerry Adams to clean up in a divided county

Adams recalls how the West was won

14th February, 2016
Ged Nash of Labour on the campaign trail, speaking to residents in DroghedaFran Caffrey/Newsfile

In Louth, there are three types of election candidate: Drogheda, Dundalk and Gerry Adams.

“I had to laugh at Gerry. He wouldn’t believe me how much Drogheda and Dundalk people hate each other,” jokes one local party worker.

The Sinn Féin “battle bus” has taken a quick hour-long diversion up the M1 to allow the party president lodge his election nomination papers at Dundalk Courthouse before heading on to Sligo....

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