Government facing motion of no confidence following Maurice McCabe controversy

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Twitter The Government is facing a motion of no confidence after ongoing controversy surrounding Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.Sinn Féin is to table the motion in the Dail on Wednesday, with a vote on Thursday.The minority Government arrangement requires Fianna Fáil to side with Fine Gael in any such motion.A new opinion poll today puts Micheal Martin’s party 11 points ahead of Fine Gael – but there hasn’t yet been an indication of how the party will vote.Group Political Editor of Independent News & Media Kevin Doyle, explains why Fianna Fáil might not want an election just yet:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/whistle1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.While a Commission of Investigation is to examine whether there was a smear campaign against Sergeant Maurice McCabe the Government insists the Garda Commissioner has its full confidence.However Cormac Lucey – former advisor in the Department of Justice believes Noirin O’Sullivan needs to go:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/whistle2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter By admin – February 12, 2017 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Homepage BannerNews Government facing motion of no confidence following Maurice McCabe controversy Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleInishowen League Results- Sunday 12thNext articleMurphy happy with performance from younger players admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more