Gallagher contradicts FF policy saying he would prefer coalition with SF
Micheál Martin has consistently said party would not go into coalition with Sinn Féin
Pat The Cope Gallagher disagreed with the view that Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael were similar. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times
Donegal TD Pat the Cope Gallagher has contradicted Fianna Fáil’s official policy by saying he would personally prefer a coalition with Sinn Féin.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has consistently said the party would not go into coalition with Sinn Féin.