Friday December 13, 2019

‘The Labour Party is irrelevant,’ blasts former TD McNamara as he resigns over European candidacy

McNamara, who was a Labour TD for Clare between 2011 and 2016, was unsuccessful in his efforts to run for the party in the European elections in Ireland South

26th May, 2019

Former Labour TD Michael McNamara has resigned from the party, claiming it has become “irrelevant”.

McNamara, who was a Labour TD for Clare between 2011 and 2016, was unsuccessful in his efforts to run for the party in the European elections in Ireland South where trade union leader Sheila Nunan was the candidate.

He accused Labour leader Brendan Howlin of undermining his efforts to become the candidate in his resignation letter last Friday. He also...

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