Tuesday December 1, 2020

SF councillor doubles down on his ‘good hiding’ comments

When contacted by The Sunday Business Post, McKee said he “absolutely did not regret” the comments

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
31st December, 2017
Mike McKee

A Sinn Féin councillor in Clare has said he has “no regrets” about saying that a group of young men who assaulted his brother-in-law needed “a good hiding”.

Mike McKee wrote a post on Facebook calling for information about the young men, asking people to “contact either the Shannon Gardaí or myself”.

In subsequent comments, he said that “enough people have identified a select few who...

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