Sinn Féin rules out coalition with FF, FG

Sinn Féin rules out coalition with FF, FG

Sinn Féin is moving to formally rule out coalition as a minority partner with either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael after the next election in a move that will greatly reduce the possible options for the next government.

Sources familiar with discussions at the highest levels of the party say the coalition question is all but resolved and is likely to be formally decided by the forthcoming ard fheis.

They expect a motion, backed by the party’s ard chomhairle, which would mandate the party leadership not to join a coalition with either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael on the basis that it would represent supporting a centre-right dominated administration. Instead, the party will...

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