Friday 28 July 2017

The battle lines are drawn for a long and brutal election scrap

Joan Burton
Joan Burton
John Downing

John Downing

Do not be unduly worried if you missed the detail on this one. You'll have plenty of time between now and polling day in the general election to hear those messages again - and then again.

You can summarise the messages from Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin thus: Voters can have the crowd that wrecked the country, that's Fianna Fáil.

Or you can pick the crowd who will wreck the country, that's Sinn Féin and perhaps some left-leaning groups.

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