Sunday 24 September 2017

Fionnan Sheahan: Dail needs injection of young blood now more than ever

Fionnan Sheahan Political Editor

WHEN the meltdown struck Fine Gael in 2002, the only bright spot for the party was the election of three young TDs.

Call it a coincidence, but all three were based in Leinster.

Paul Kehoe in Wexford, Olwyn Enright in Laois-Offaly, and Damien English in Meath came through the electoral massacre on their first run, while other more experienced colleagues lost their seats.

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