Sinn Féin to table No Confidence vote in Taoiseach and Attorney General

Sinn Féin to table No Confidence vote in Taoiseach and Attorney General

Sinn Féin have said they have no confidence in the Taoiseach and the Attorney General following the publication of the Fennelly Report.

Mr Justice Nial Fennelly investigated the circumstances surrounding the resignation of the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan last March.

The commission's report released last week vindicated the Taoiseach of any wrong doing after a representative from the Department of Justice was sent to Mr Callinan's house the night before he resigned.

Sinn Féin are to table motions of No Confidence in both the Taoiseach and the Attorney General.

Mary Lou McDonald says she is not sure whether the findings of the Fennelly Report will ever get rid of the controversy surrounding the Taoiseach and the former commissioner's resignation.

She said: "Have they got away with it? Time will tell, but certainly when we return to the Dáil our motion is lodged, it is with the Ceann Comhairle's office.

"We will be looking for that No confidence motion to be taken, to be debated and to be voted on."

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