Louth politicians in Twitter spat as election rhetoric ramps up

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Donard McCabe

Louth politicians in Twitter spat as election rhetoric ramps up

Louth politicians in Twitter spat as election rhetoric ramps up

Election fever has been ramping up in political circles in Louth over the past few days, with Louth politicians taking to social media, arguing who is to blame over an increasingly likely pre-Christmas election.

On Friday, Dundalk Fine Gael Councillor John McGahon took to Twitter, claiming opposition TD’s in Leinster House are “pushing the country over the edge”. 

Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach was quick to respond:

Councillor McGahon responded with a jab, describing Fianna Fáil actions as "carry [on] exhibited by Martin & Co", following up with

Deputy Breathnach dodged Councillor McGahon's jabs, delivering one of his own, when he says

Councillor McGahon's response to Deputy Breathnach, might suggest that the campaign is already well underway:

This particular spat came to an end with Deputy Breathnach's advice to Councillor McGahon