Is Micheál Martin a fair-weather leader for all seasons?

Like a weather forecaster, Martin gives a sound projection, but he does not tell you what he thinks

1st October, 2017

At the next election, the 38-year-old Taoiseach of Indian descent will be the establishment candidate, while the change candidate will be the 58-year-old veteran of four senior ministries whose party led the country into insolvency.

It is a choice that makes critics of the centrist nature of Irish politics despair, but it is the horizon that Micheál Martin is acutely aware of, even if everyone else has yet to see it. Leo Varadkar and Fine...

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