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Dark horse Mitchell wins Fine Gael vote

Promising to ‘‘return to talking about the things we believe in’’, Gay Mitchell yesterday upset the odds and secured his party’s nomination for the presidential election in the autumn.

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Promising to ‘‘return to talking about the things we believe in’’, Gay Mitchell yesterday upset the odds and secured his party’s nomination for the presidential election in the autumn.

Mitchell’s victory over fellow candidates Pat Cox and Mairead McGuinness at yesterday’s convention came after claims that the party headquarters had leaked results of opinion polls in a bid to damage his candidacy. Several senior party figures appeared taken aback...

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