Dublin Riots

Green TD Neasa Hourigan indicates no confidence in Helen McEntee

Green Party TD says she ‘doesn’t see how’ she could vote confidence in the justice minister after riots in the capital

Neasa Hourigan: The Green Party TD for Dublin Central is currently serving a 15-month suspension from the parliamentary party. Picture: Gareth Chaney

Neasa Hourigan, the Green Party TD, has said she does not see how she could support the Minister for Justice if a confidence motion was called following a weekend of unease in Dublin.

It comes amid a leadership crisis for both Helen McEntee and Drew Harris, the garda commissioner, with many opposition politicians calling for for the resignation of both.

Hourigan’s comments make her the first government TD to indicate no confidence in the justice ...