Sinn Fein official in Lurgan caught up in support fund scandal

The chair of Sinn Fein’s Upper Bann Comhairle Ceantair (constituency organisation) is one of three party officials to resign after the news of the payments broke earlier this week.

A former rising star in the party, Elisha McCallion, last night announced she had quit the Seanad – the Republic of Ireland’s upper house of parliament – with immediate effect.

Joining her in resigning from their roles were two other party members (whom SF declined to name), including the Upper Bann chair.

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