Martin’s ministerial bingo leaves FF TDs scratching their heads

The new Taoiseach’s picks for cabinet and junior ministries have baffled many within his own party and ruffled plenty of feathers

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
5th July, 2020
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The new Taoiseach’s picks for cabinet and junior ministries have baffled many within his own party

What strategy was Micheál Martin following? That’s the question being asked by Fianna Fáil TDs in recent days, after the new Taoiseach announced a series of ministerial appointments which heightened tensions in what was already a tense party.

Earlier last week, the theory among some was that Martin had adopted a ruthless approach on purpose. The choices, they said, were those of a man who knew he had only...

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