Saturday February 22, 2020

Fine Gael’s only hope to stay in power is ‘to house train Sinn Féin’

Ivan Yates predicts Fine Gael will struggle to retain 40 seats in the election and may have to woo ‘the Shinners’

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

2nd February, 2020
Ivan Yates: the former Fine Gael minister and bookmaker claims that Fine Gael is ‘in meltdown on the ground’

Fine Gael’s only hope to stay in government is to “house train” Sinn Féin, according to former minister and bookmaker Ivan Yates.

Yates, a former Fine Gael minister for agriculture and a TD for Wexford for 21 years, is predicting that Fine Gael will struggle to make 40 seats in the coming general election.

In an interview with the Business Post he said the party was “in meltdown on the...

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