Friday November 27, 2020

Bridging a bitter divide

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern risks the wrath of Fianna Fail party members in Donegal by attempting to lure Niall Blaney, the Independent Fianna Fail TD, into the party.

8th July, 2006

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern risks the wrath of Fianna Fail party members in Donegal by attempting to lure Niall Blaney, the Independent Fianna Fail TD, into the party.

For many within the Fianna Fail parliamentary party, however, it is a risk worth taking in order for Fianna Fail to be in with a chance of securing two seats in Donegal North East at the next general election.

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