Podcast: Eoin Ó Broin calls Fintan O’Toole suggestion ‘insulting’

TD debates idea of temporarily replacing Sinn Féin’s seven MPs to avoid no-deal Brexit

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

 

Should Sinn Féin’s seven abstentionist MPs resign their seats in order to allow anti-Brexit replacements play a part in stopping a no-deal Brexit?

The idea was put forth by Fintan O’Toole in a recent column and on Wednesday’s Inside Politics podcast, Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin and O’Toole debate the idea, which Ó Broin calls “patronising, insulting and undemocratic”.

Inside Politics is a regular podcast from The Irish Times. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, on Stitcher, on Spotify or on Soundcloud.

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