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A second election: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in the wrong place at the wrong time

Fionnán Sheahan



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Shake on it: Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin during the election debates. Neither party wants to return to the polls. Photo: Maxwells

Shake on it: Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin during the election debates. Neither party wants to return to the polls. Photo: Maxwells

Shake on it: Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin during the election debates. Neither party wants to return to the polls. Photo: Maxwells

Keeper of the faith

Walking through the lobby of the Burlington Hotel after the Irish Tax Institute dinner, Paschal Donohoe crouched down to politely talk to the young children of Frank Mitchell.

Mitchell is president of the institute and had delivered a lively address to his colleagues, bringing his family along for the occasion last Friday night. Donohoe had given his own speech and, in between references to BEPS, fiscal strategies and REIT regimes, he did drop breadcrumbs on the path ahead.