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Midlands TD Says Motive Behind Coveney Deleting Texts Needs To Be Investigated

She says the behaviour of some senior ministers is questionable.

A midlands TD says the deletion of text messages by the Foreign Affairs Minister needs to be fully investigated.

Simon Coveney claims he deleted his exchanges with the Tánaiste and Katherine Zappone regarding her appointment as a UN special envoy as a precaution after being hacked.

Sinn Féin is among those calling on the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee to examine the motive behind Minister Coveney's action.

Longford-Westmeath TD Sorca Clarke - who sits on the committee - says the behaviour of some senior ministers is questionable:

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