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Friday 24 February 2017

Micheál's ambitions defy the new Dáil arithmetic

John Downing

John Downing

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin swaps a story with Bobby Aylward at the start of the Fianna Fáil think-in
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin swaps a story with Bobby Aylward at the start of the Fianna Fáil think-in

Might as well aim for the top seems to be Micheál Martin's theme for the new political term ahead of a general election.

But it is hard to see how he can make the political arithmetic add up to make him the anchor tenant in Government Buildings.

The Fianna Fáil leader was parading his TDs and senators ahead of the new Dáil term when he was asked if in reality the choice of the next Taoiseach was a straight contest between himself and Enda Kenny.

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