Independent Alliance to field up to 20 candidates in general election
Journalist Carol Hunt and Lord Mayor of Drogheda unveiled as new members
The Independent Alliance, headed by Independent TD Shane Ross and Michael Fitzmaurice is to field up to 20 candidates in the upcoming general election.
The Independent Alliance is to field up to 20 candidates in the upcoming general election.
Senator Feargal Quinn will be chairman of the grouping and Senator Gerard Craughwell is also supporting the movement.
Deputy Ross said this was not a political party and will not impose any whip except on confidence motions.
He said: “We are radical but we are responsible.”
The press conference was cut short when DÁil ushers said non-members cannot be interviewed on the grounds of Leinster House.
John Halligan TD accused one of the ushers of being biased against Independents.