Thursday 17 August 2017

How Fianna Fail lost its way on judges and risks losing the people on bins and schools

The priorities of ordinary folk are being ignored as FG is hostage to Shane Ross and FF is trapped in no-man's land, says Kevin Doyle

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Tom Burke
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Tom Burke
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Going into last year's general election, Fianna Fail rediscovered what Enda Kenny would call its "mojo".

Written off by many, Micheal Martin managed to spearhead a remarkable result that could well have ended with him becoming Taoiseach.

There was no great secret behind the party of boom and bust's resurgence. Martin and those around him spotted a gap in the political market for a bit of caring and sharing.

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