Fianna Fáil is in love with itself again, but what about voters?
Published 27/04/2015 | 02:30
As proceedings began on Saturday morning, the two debate halls in the RDS had the feel of first Mass on the Sabbath, with their scattering of grey-haired devotees amid an expanse of empty seats.
Even a vote on a (non-binding) motion ruling out coalition with Fine Gael was passed by a mere handful of delegates.
It might have been the heavy rain or the early hour which saw the second day of Fianna Fáil's Ard Fheis get off to a slow start.