Monday 19 November 2018

Enda's been hiding his party's best asset: his wife

Jerome Reilly

Jerome Reilly

ALL of a sudden Fionnuala O'Kelly is everywhere - as if Fine Gael handlers have just discovered the existence of the party leader's greatest asset, locked away in a cellar down in Mayo.

Yet the emergence of Fionnuala as a component of the FG election plan also presents considerable challenges.

Flaunting the leader's effervescent wife in TV interviews and from the ard fheis podium could lead the occasionally agrarian and homespun Mr Kenny to be compared unfavourably with his soignee, sharp-minded and politically sophisticated partner.

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