Documentary may cost Fitzpatrick senate seat

Speculation is growing that failed Fianna Fail election candidate Mary Fitzpatrick may have lost her chance of a senate nomination, after a controversial radio documentary deepened divisions within the party.

2nd June, 2007

Speculation is growing that failed Fianna Fail election candidate Mary Fitzpatrick may have lost her chance of a senate nomination, after a controversial radio documentary deepened divisions within the party.

The 38-year-old daughter of former Fianna Fail deputy Dr Dermot Fitzpatrick was beaten for the second seat in Dublin Central by Cyprian Brady, who is the constituency office manager of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

Fitzpatrick said on RTE Radio One last week that she had been...

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