Opinion Fionnan Sheahan

Saturday 20 October 2018

Fionnan Sheahan: FF members must face up to reality of party's unpopularity

Fionnan Sheahan Political Editor

FIANNA Fail leader Micheal Martin only has to convince an internal audience of his decision not to run a presidential election candidate -- the public don't really care.

Mr Martin has taken the view that running a candidate for the sake of it won't help the party in the long run.

Indeed, he even went as far yesterday as to suggest that in the unlikely event of a Fianna Fail candidate winning, it wouldn't actually benefit.

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