Successive Governments have Failed the Irish Diaspora – Doherty

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has hit out at successive Governments over their treatment of the Irish living abroad, saying that the welfare of the diaspora continues to be shamefully ignored.

Deputy Doherty made the comments following responses he has received from the Minister for Foreign Affairs in relation to government efforts to tackle the on-going plight of undocumented citizens living abroad and figures provided to him from the Department concerning funding levels allocated to support Irish emigrants overseas.

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