Sunday February 16, 2020

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

26th January, 2020
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...

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