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Taioseach Micheál Martin is facing a potential mutiny by some members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party against his leadership. Picture by Julien Behal Photography/PA

Taioseach Micheál Martin is facing a potential mutiny by some members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party against his leadership. Picture by Julien Behal Photography/PA

Ivana Bacik, the newly elected queen of Dublin Bay, takes a dip to cool off yesterday after a by-election that has left Government parties Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael looking for answers. Picture by David Conachy

Ivana Bacik, the newly elected queen of Dublin Bay, takes a dip to cool off yesterday after a by-election that has left Government parties Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael looking for answers. Picture by David Conachy

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Taioseach Micheál Martin is facing a potential mutiny by some members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party against his leadership. Picture by Julien Behal Photography/PA

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien has hit back at Fianna Fáil leadership rival Jim O’Callaghan as war threatens to break out in the party over its disastrous by-election performance in Dublin Bay South.

Mr O’Brien yesterday told the Sunday Independent he was “surprised” at comments made by Mr O’Callaghan, who said after the humiliating defeat that Fianna Fáil did not understand the scale of the housing problem.


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