Tuesday 24 April 2018

Lucinda's choice: Where to now for FG's golden girl?

Lucinda Creighton
Lucinda Creighton
Lucinda Creighton
Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

THERE was uproar within the normally genteel atmosphere of the Fine Gael organisation in the leafy suburbs of Dublin South-East in the months leading up to the 2007 general election.

The old guard in Garret FitzGerald's former stomping ground were outraged by allegations that some party figures were using bogus addresses to register new members.

Complaints were made to FG headquarters about new members – particularly younger ones – being registered with addresses "care of" pubs and colleges.

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