‘The party is dead in the ditch’: Fianna Fáil and the Golfgate backlash

As the toxic fallout from the Golfgate controversy continues to swirl, Fianna Fáil is beleaguered, battered and ‘in a very bad place’

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
23rd August, 2020
‘The party is dead in the ditch’: Fianna Fáil and the Golfgate backlash
Oireachtas Golf Society’s 50th anniversary dinner took place at Connemara Golf Club Ballyconneely

Just a short few hours before he set off for the Oireachtas Golf Society’s 50th anniversary dinner in Galway last Wednesday, Dara Calleary agreed to appear on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show to help clear up the government’s latest mess.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Stephen Donnelly, the Minister for Health, had held a press conference in Government Buildings the evening before, to outline a tightening of the Covid-19 restrictions....

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