Thursday February 27, 2020

Martin plays up prudence at Fianna Fáil manifesto launch

Leader says party would not use all available funds but offers a 4:1 ratio of spending increases to tax cuts

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
24th January, 2020
Micheál Martin was joined by a number of and candidates but single-handedly fielding questions from the media for almost an hour. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Micheál Martin had a large supporting cast of Fianna Fáil candidates at the launch of the party’s 148-page election manifesto.

Yet it was very much the Micheál show, with the party leader single-handedly fielding questions from the media for almost an hour at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. His TDs and candidates had to console themselves with the hope that they would get picked up by the TV...

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