Family feuding in the Fianna Fáil frontbenches

A peculiar intervention that, last week, by tourism minister Mary Hanafin when she explored the family tree of her, um, beloved colleague at cabinet and in the constituency, Barry Andrews.

8th January, 2011

A peculiar intervention that, last week, by tourism minister Mary Hanafin when she explored the family tree of her, um, beloved colleague at cabinet and in the constituency, Barry Andrews.

Some context here: Dun Laoghaire, that blessed quarter of the nation, is losing a seat, falling from a five-seater to a four-seater.

The chances of retaining two Fianna Fáil seats with five seats were slim; in a four-seater, they are non-existent. So one of the...

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