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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Labour not ruling coalition Government with Sinn Féin – Kelly

Labour Party leader Alan Kelly has said he would not rule out going into Government with Sinn Féin after the next general election.

Kelly said his priority is to “to ensure we maximise our party’s potential electorally and whatever falls after the next election, we will judge that.”


He said the Labour Party is not afraid to go into Government, “unlike some in the left”.

“We are not ruling anything in or out,” he said.

However, he noted that it is not a given that some parties will end up in Government, saying there could be three years left in the current Government, which is “an eternity in politics”.


He further said that widespread antigen testing, recommended by NPHET in a letter to Government, should have happened a long time ago.


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