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Sinn Fein TD denies racially abusing members of the travelling community

Sinn Fein TD Martin Ferris has denied allegations that he racially abused members of the travelling community at a housing estate in County Kerry.

The claims have been made in a report in a Sunday newspaper.

Speaking earlier in the day, the TD said he's aware that an incident did take place at a housing estate in Tralee, but he claims he was not involved in it.

"Without any ambiguity whatsoever, with 100 per cent certainty, I can say, I did not, in any circumstances give racial abuse towards anybody," he said.

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