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SF and FF are heading for the mother of all contests

The two parties share an intimate knowledge of the difference between being in power and being in office

Published 15/06/2014 | 02:30

WILL SINN FEIN RAIN ON HIS PARADE? Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin with Sean Sherwin at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
WILL SINN FEIN RAIN ON HIS PARADE? Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin with Sean Sherwin at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

LEO Varadkar recently claimed that the defining conflict of the next election would be between Fine Gael and Sinn Fein.

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It was a clever strategic gambit.

But the most significant electoral battle of the next contest will actually be fought out between Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein.

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