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Yet another fine mess as Martin needs a 'Maria Bailey-type test' for Fianna Fáil

Fionnán Sheahan


The Taoiseach hasn't demanded higher standards from those in high office, writes Fionnán Sheahan

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Michaél Martin. Picture Credit:Frank McGrath

Michaél Martin. Picture Credit:Frank McGrath

‘Terribly stupid mistake’: Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen was disqualified for drink-driving. Pic Steve Humphreys

‘Terribly stupid mistake’: Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen was disqualified for drink-driving. Pic Steve Humphreys

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Michaél Martin. Picture Credit:Frank McGrath

TÚS maith leath na hoibre. A good start is half the work.

It's not a seanfhocail Michéal Martin will be using as a mantra for his new Government.