Row erupts between EU candidate Niall Blaney and Tánaiste

A row has broken out between Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and European election candidate Niall Blaney at a press conference in Dublin this afternoon.


Mr Blaney accused the party leadership of not giving the “same support” to his campaign as it had done for other candidates.


At the press conference, Mr Blaney said he was “looking for equal treatment” and said he had not yet had a TV opportunity during the campaign.


But Micheál Martin rejected the criticism: