Taoiseach saved FG and the country but spark is gone
There was a time when Fine Gael saw Enda Kenny as a "fresh face with long political experience" capable of "re-energising" the party.
That time was 2001, when the Mayo TD was going head-to-head with Michael Noonan for the leadership.
A lot has happened in the 15 years since the two political heavyweights were at the centre of an internal party battle.
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