FF dynasties sustain high-profile casualties

Former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan was the highest profile casualty of the general election which saw numbers of Fianna Fáil stalwarts tumble.

26th February, 2011
FF dynasties sustain high-profile casualties
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Former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan was the highest profile casualty of the general election which saw numbers of Fianna Fáil stalwarts tumble.

Coughlan was eliminated from the Donegal South West constituency just before 10 o’clock last night, ending another Fianna Fáil dynasty in the Dáil. Coughlan had said it was a mistake to run two Fianna Fáil candidates in the constituency.

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