Sinn Féin TD recognises Des O’Malley’s contribution to politics

Des O’Malley ‘a senior politician who made his mark’, says Waterford TD David Cullinane

Des O’Malley had strident views when it came to assessing Sinn Féin. File photograph: The Irish Times

Des O’Malley had strident views when it came to assessing Sinn Féin. File photograph: The Irish Times

A senior Sinn Féin TD has said he would not “stand over” any threats made against politicians in the Republic during the Troubles.

Speaking in the wake of Des O’Malley’s death, Sinn Féin TD for Waterford David Cullinane said he acknowledged the late Fianna Fáil minister’s “contribution to Irish politics” and expressed sympathy to his family after his death.

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