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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA)

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA)

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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA)

To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune, to lose both looks like carelessness.” The classic, pithy line from the Oscar Wilde play The Importance of Being Earnest.

As Sinn Fein reels from the resignations of four party members, including a member of the Oireachtas and another from the Northern Ireland Assembly, one wonders what advice Lady Bracknell would give to beleaguered leader Mary Lou McDonald?

Following the resignation of West Tyrone MLA Catherine Kelly, the Sinn Fein president said: “The party’s examination of this matter is now complete.”


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