Wednesday 26 April 2017

Jody Corcoran: Fianna Fail is the 'native spirit', the fibre of our people

Rebirth of a great political movement as modern party is vested in Micheal Martin, writes Jody Corcoran

Fianna Fail Leader Micheal Martin at City Hall in Cork. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Fianna Fail Leader Micheal Martin at City Hall in Cork. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Jody Corcoran

Jody Corcoran

To understand the Fianna Fail comeback in this election you need to understand the nature of the party's relationship with Ireland.

In the reams of analysis before, during and after, not just this election but also the last, the experts almost entirely lost sight of that relationship.

But it was always something I was mindful of when, almost obsessively, I wrote about Fianna Fail throughout the past five years.

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