In the wake of Seamie Morris’s departure from Sinn Féin, a Thurles-based councillor has expressed his interest in standing for the party in the next General Election.
David Doran says the people of Tipperary deserve to have a Sinn Féin TD representing them in Dáil Éireann.
The party is in a state of turmoil in the Premier following Councillor Morris’ decision to leave amidst allegations of bullying and a smear campaign.
The Nenagh representative claimed that due process had not been followed to resolve his formal complaint to the party in regard to a “number of serious unfounded and untruthful allegations made by rogue elements in the party”.
Speaking about Councillor Morris’ decision, David Doran said it was time for Sinn Féin to look to the future and he said he would definitely be interested in contesting the next General Election: