SNP MSP James Dornan and councillor Feargal Dalton criticised for posing with Irish Republican banner

  • Alfie Baron
SNP MSP James Dornan and SNP councillor Feargal Dalton have been criticised for posing in front of of an Irish Republican banner.

James Dornan and Feargal Dalton were pictured standing in front of a Cumann na mBan banner.

SNP Proscribed Irish Republican Group

Cumann na mBan is a Proscribed Organisation in the United Kingdom under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Feargal Dalton is married to SNP MP Carol Monaghan who is an SNP armed forces spokesperson.

Feargal Dalton is reported as saying that the picture was taken in 2014 during a talk in Govanhill. The article also says that he was there as a "fan of history".

In an article in June 2015 Mr Dalton made it very clear that he wasn't an IRA sympathiser.
SNP MSP Mark McDonald quits SNP in Sleaze Investigation
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Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald has quit the Scottish National Party (SNP).

His resignations follows allegations of misconduct against at least two women.

McDonald resigned from the SNP with immediate effect - but will remain as an Independent MSP.