Friday 9 December 2016

FF reform? Don't make me laugh

Published 03/02/2011 | 05:00

SO it's all change at Fianna Fail? New party leader Micheal Martin has been a Fianna Fail minister (including Health Minister) for the past 13 years while his party led the country into virtual bankruptcy.

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The new deputy leader, Mary Hanafin, is the daughter of Senator Des Hanafin, Fianna Fail party fundraiser and treasurer in the Haughey era. She has been a minister or junior minister for over 10 years.

Mary Coughlan, Eamon O Cuiv, Senator Marc McSharry, Niall Collins, Barry Andrews all get frontbench posts -- and all entered politics through their family dynasties, which is a serious flaw of the political system and endemic in Fianna Fail.

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