Wednesday 22 November 2017

Daniel McConnell: Corruption scandal has not gone away for Fine Gael

The reverberations from the Forsey trial show that something is rotten in FG, writes Daniel McConnell

PUT yourself in Enda Kenny's shoes. Fred Forsey, a former deputy mayor from within your party's ranks, is jailed for six years on corruption charges amid recrimination about major planning irregularities.

He was exposed in 2007 when his ex-wife Jenny discovered an illicit text message he sent to his 15-year-old daughter, which was meant for his lover Karen Morrissey.

With Enda having promised a 'new politics' based on honesty and transparency, what do you do?

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