Fine Gael TDs told party is now ready for the General Election
As Sherlock Holmes famously said, when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. They keep denying it, but mounting evidence suggests Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Government could very well call a General Election in November.
Party posters are printed, selection conventions are all but done, and even tenders to print ballot papers have been issued.
Following disappointing opinion polls during the summer, Fine Gael TDs and senators gathered in Adare yesterday for their first parliamentary think-in of the new Dáil term.