Clarification regards Irish Times article

Preas Ráitheas / Press Release

On March 22nd, 2017 the Irish Times carried an article entitled Veteran Cork republican criticisms Martin McGuinness.  In the article Barry Roche, the southern correspondent with the Irish Times went on to say in reference to Donal Varian, “leaving to form Republican Sinn Féin of which Mr Varian has been a steadfast member.”

We wish to clarify that Donal Varian is no longer a member of Republican Sinn Féin.

Críoch / ENDS


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