Belfast Telegraph

Monday 14 July 2014

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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