Opinion

Shane Coleman: Fine Gael’s reason to be fearful is a lack of direction, not exiting TDs

Fine Gael urgently needs to remind itself, and the electorate, what it stands for or it will be overtaken by parties that have clearer, stronger messaging

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Charlie Flanagan, who revealed last week that he would be the seventh Fine Gael TD not to contest the next general election. Picture: Colin Keegan/Collins

Reasons to be fearful, part 7. Charlie Flanagan’s revelation last week that he would be the seventh Fine Gael TD not to contest the next ...