Sinn Fein say that bullying claims are simply teething problems

Sinn Fein has ‘catagorically denied’ claims made by local councillor Seamie Morris who has left the party amid allegations of malicious activity.

Councillor Martin Browne said that issues within the party are ‘teething problems’ that are to be expected within a growing party.

He was speaking at the Sinn Féin meeting yesterday in Tipp town where housing and rural issues were addressed by party spokeperson for housing, Eoin O Broin and Offaly TD, Carol Nolan.

Cllr Browne said that bullying has been investigated within the party and it is not an issue: