Sinn Féin MEP says 'dangerous' Nigel Farage should not be given publicity

Lynn Boylan

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan is accusing the Irish media of giving too much coverage to the British Eurosceptic Nigel Farage.

During the week Mr Farage spoke in the European Parliament about Brexit.

He warned MEPs that if Britain held a second referendum on it the Brexiteers would win by a bigger majority.

Lynn Boylan says Mr Farage should not be given the oxygen of publicity.

"He is a dangerous individual and he has stirred up a lot of hate and that's not disrespectful of the vote of the people of Britain on Brexit,

"But the tactics he uses, the financing of the tactics that he uses, all of that is, I believe, very dangerous politics.

"I don't think that - certainly the Irish media - should be giving him any air time."

More on this topic

May to make ‘bold offer’ in final bid to get MPs to back her Brexit deal

Brexit Secretary blames Labour for talks breakdown during Fermanagh visit

Theresa May to make ‘bold offer’ in final bid to get MPs to back her Brexit deal

Police order McDonald’s to stop selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

More in this Section

Legislation planned to protect long-term renters from eviction

Family of man missing on Everest launch fundraising campaign

Less than half of litter fines paid, report finds

‘Limited’ increases could damage Defence Forces morale


Mind matters: DJs band together for a tribute to The Prodigy's Keith Flint

More From The Irish Examiner