Political leaders united as they condemn Putin’s aggression

Taoiseach says Russian president is a thug who has committed war crimes

Mary Lou McDonald, the Sinn Féin leader, criticised the actions of Vladimir Putin, the Russian President. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Mary Lou McDonald, the Sinn Féin leader, were united for once by a common enemy –Vladimir Putin.

At Leaders’ Questions, the bitter words between them last week were forgotten as they joined in condemnation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

McDonald said that she believed she spoke for all TDs in the Dáil when she said that they were united in our condemnation of the Putin, the Russian president.

“It is ...