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Fiach Kelly: Party leader must cull more TDs to avoid splitting vote

Fiach Kelly Political Correspondent

Published 01/02/2011 | 05:00

FIANNA Fail leader Micheal Martin said the party can no longer look at candidate selection through the prism of the 2007 General Election.

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At the weekend, he acted on his belief that running two candidates in some constituencies could split the vote and leave the party with no seat.

He persuaded Cork North-Central TD Noel O'Flynn to retire and allow constituency colleague Billy Kelleher to have a clear run, but there are other constituencies where FF faces similar problems:

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