Mallon: Fianna Fáil takeover of SDLP is ‘unthinkable’

Mallon: Fianna Fáil takeover of SDLP is ‘unthinkable’
Seamus Mallon

Mallon, an architect of the Good Friday Agreement, said he wanted the SDLP to become 'much more relevant and stronger'

The North’s former deputy first minister Seamus Mallon has warned against a complete takeover of the SDLP by Fianna Fáil.

Mallon’s intervention comes as Fianna Fáil and the SDLP continue to discuss a possible merger that could see the SDLP eventually being wound down. Mallon, an architect of the Good Friday Agreement, said he wanted the SDLP to become “much more relevant and stronger”.

He...

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