- 16 Aug 17
Alan Kelly admits to being a dirty player on the football pitch, reveals that he’s been approached by Fine Gael to join them, criticises his party leader Brendan Howlin & reveals that not only does he still want to lead Labour but wants be Taoiseach some day too….
In an exclusive and forthright Hot Press Interview, the former Minister for the Environment addresses the ongoing water controversy, lambasts both Barry Cowen & Shane Ross, discusses the death threats he received while in office, airs his views on the Jobstown controversy, and calls for the Social Democrats to merge with Labour.
Alan Kelly also talks candidly about the death of two close friends, discusses euthanasia, explains why Ireland should be ready to debate the legalisation of marijuana for both recreation & medicinal purposes, and airs his supports Repealing the 8th.
In a deeply personal interview, Alan Kelly also talks about his views on religion, the devastating house fire that forced his parents to uproot while his mother was pregnant with him, his own romantic marriage proposal to his wife, the death of two his closest friend, and talks about his brother’s friendship with the Clintons. And he also discusses the controversial issue of drink driving, and Minister for the Environment Shane Ross's bill on the issue.