McAnespy: Fianna Fáil ‘treated me like a dirty secret’

McAnespy: Fianna Fáil ‘treated me like a dirty secret’
Sorcha McAnespy: she says that Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin refused to have his picture taken with herRonan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

Omagh candidate angrily accuses party of ‘abandoning’ her in Northern local elections and failing to give her any support on campaign trail

A Fianna Fáil national executive member has accused Micheál Martin and his party of abandoning her and treating her like “some sort of dirty secret”.

Sorcha McAnespy, who lost her local authority seat in Omagh in last weekend’s Northern local elections, said that her promised support from Fianna Fáil never materialised, and that Martin refused to stand in a picture with her after a national executive meeting earlier this year.


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