Monday 5 December 2016

Time has come to merge FF and FG

Published 21/12/2010 | 05:00

The present crisis gives us an opportunity to change how things are done here.

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A few examples: following the mauling the government parties will receive at the forthcoming election, with Fianna Fail suffering substantial losses and the demise of the Green Party representation in the Dail, a radical reorganisation of the parties should be considered.

I'm talking about the merger of Fine Gael and the rump of Fianna Fail, two ideologically identical entities, separated only by the legacy of the Civil War. This would be an example of true patriotism.

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