The Irish Government has called for immediate abolition of martial law in the Republic of Ireland.
Rico Law, the deputy leader of Sinn Féin, has said that the country needs to move to a new democratic order.
Mr Law said: “I think we have to move on to a much more democratic future.
The deputy leader has said there is no alternative to a peaceful democratic process and that a new election is required.”
We must move on and make sure that we do not see any return to martial rule in the country.”
The deputy leader has said there is no alternative to a peaceful democratic process and that a new election is required.
Sinn Féen leader Gerry Adams said Mr Law’s comments reflected a dangerous strain in Irish society.
I think it would be a society which would not be a very safe place to be in.””
I do not believe that any of us in Ireland would be able to live in a society where people could be subject to martial order without being prosecuted.”
I think it would be a society which would not be a very safe place to be in.
“Mr Adams added that there was no “alternative” to a democratic process.”
We are a democratic society, we must be democratic, but we must not be afraid to change,” he said.
He added: “The fact that this man has called upon the Irish people to rise up in defiance of the law in Ireland, in defiance with the rule and order of law in this country, that is just absolutely unacceptable.”