Wednesday 17 January 2018

Redemption beckons for Fianna Fail - if it can help us win back some dignity

With mighty changes the party can be reborn and our coping classes can feel hope again, says Willie Kealy

There is a very big gap in the political market right now. So many people are fed up with a timid Government and an ineffective Opposition that they would welcome the establishment of a new party.

The bad news is that starting a new political party is very, very difficult. The Irish Times poll last week suggests a more realistic answer might be closer to hand. Fianna Fail is definitely not a new party -- but it could be. It could be New Fianna Fail. It could be reborn. But for this to happen there will have to be mighty changes.

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