Kildare Sinn Féin councillor defies party line on referendum

Kildare Sinn Féin councillor defies party line on referendum
Councillor Ide Cussen (circled in yellow) outside Frank O’Rourke’s office in Celbridge

A Sinn Féin councillor has been pictured giving the thumbs-up sign at a pro-life rally outside a Fianna Fáil TD’s office.

Councillor Ide Cussen is defying the official party policy of supporting the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

She attended a pro-life rally last week in Celbridge in Kildare, which stopped outside the constituency office of Fianna Fáil TD Frank O’Rourke. He is also backing the No campaign in the referendum....

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