Fionnan Sheahan: FF's damage limitation is now disaster management
THE next government seems certain to be formed by Fine Gael and the Labour Party. What was thrown open for conjecture last night was who will lead the opposition?
Fianna Fail's freefall continued unabated in the first opinion poll since the IMF and EU rolled into Dublin and finalised the bailout.
Adding to Taoiseach Brian Cowen's woes, his party is now trailing Sinn Fein, which is on a high after the stunning victory by Pearse Doherty in the Donegal South-West by-election.