Dublin Central: Fitzpatrick hopes to be fourth time lucky

Fianna Fáil is in dire need of more seats in Dublin, and Mary Fitzpatrick is confident she’ll be one of a number of new TDs elected for the party

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
26th January, 2020
Dublin Central: Fitzpatrick hopes to be fourth time lucky
Councillor Mary Fitzpatrick of Fianna Fáil speaking to Madge Hanway in Cabra. Picture: Maura Hickey

“Were you on the telly?” The sudden question comes from a ten-year-old boy as he slowly cycles his BMX bike along the footpath of St Attracta Road in Cabra, where Mary Fitzpatrick is knocking doors on Wednesday night.

“I was on the telly. My name is Mary,” she replies. “Would you tell your Ma and Da to vote for me?”

The young cyclist nods and continues down the road...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Greens compile wishlist of key demands for being in government

Martin agrees to review of ‘disastrous’ election showing

Fine Gael ministers face axe as grand coalition talks resume

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to begin ‘detailed’ talks