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Fine Gael should be responsible and stay out of government

The party needs to provide a responsible opposition while regrouping, rebuilding and redefining its political purpose

1st March, 2020
For Fine Gael, the electoral disaster is being explained away by many at senior level in the party as mere government fatigue.

The collapse in vote share for the two main political parties is unsettling for the many centrist voters across Ireland who voted for them, but also for those who felt they could not.

The predicament for Fianna Fáil is clear. It is the party that led Ireland into an IMF bailout programme ten years ago and many people are only now emerging from personal economic catastrophe. Some of them are still disinclined to forgive....

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