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''Our constituency forces someone to take an oath that's so sectarian''

A group of Irish politicians has failed in a European Court of Human Rights challenge to the word...

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17.58 18 Nov 2021


''Our constituency forces someone to take an oath that's so sectarian''


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17.58 18 Nov 2021


A group of Irish politicians has failed in a European Court of Human Rights challenge to the wording of the presidential oath in Ireland.

The oath currently requires those elected to swear to “almighty God”.

Kieran was joined by Fergus Finlay, who is a columnist with the Irish Examiner and businessman Declan Ganley.

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