Tóibín's new party unlikely to capture public imagination

Tóibín's new party unlikely to capture public imagination
Peadar Tóibín has recruited a number of former Sinn Féin councillors. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Though the former Sinn Féin TD has started well, there is little evidence that there is a huge desire among voters for a new party, or that they have grown tired of the existing ones

Peadar Tóibín, the Meath West TD who quit Sinn Féin over its refusal to accommodate his anti-abortion views, is setting up a new political party because he believes there is a public appetite for one.

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