Saturday 3 December 2016

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

Published 28/02/2016 | 02:30

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

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

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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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