Tuesday 17 October 2017

Fianna Fáil TDs fear backlash on water U-turn

Martin's gamble was widely discussed at party think-in, writes Niall O'Connor

Micheál Martin takes his seat for the family portrait at the Fianna Fáil ‘think-in’. Photo: RollingNews.ie
Micheál Martin takes his seat for the family portrait at the Fianna Fáil ‘think-in’. Photo: RollingNews.ie
Niall O'Connor

Niall O'Connor

Over the next couple of months, one of the most critical questions surfacing in Irish political circles will finally be answered.

Is Fianna Fáil ready, and indeed willing, to be the lead party in government once again?

Judging by the mood of TDs and senators at the party's think-in in Carlow, Fianna Fáil very much believes that redemption is in the air.

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