Deputy Pringle says forming a new political party isn’t the way forward

pringleDonegal Independent Deputy Thomas Pringle says he has not been approached and would have no interest in joining any new political party.

It's being reported today that a new political party could be in the pipeline, with Independent TDs Catherine Murphy and Stephen Donnelly and former Labour TD Roisin Shortall said to be in talks about the establishment of a new group.

The new party would compete with Lucinda Creighton's recently established Renua and an as yet unformed alliance of independent TDs and councillors being organised by Shane Ross.

Deputy Thomas Pringle says the formation of a new political party isn't the way forward: