FF’s fearful campaign makes Kenny heir apparent

This time, there was no rescue, no last minute winner for Fianna Fáil. Unlike the last general election in 2007, the party did not see everything come defiantly, proudly right in the final days, confounding opponents, the media and the party itself.

6th June, 2009

This time, there was no rescue, no last minute winner for Fianna Fáil. Unlike the last general election in 2007, the party did not see everything come defiantly, proudly right in the final days, confounding opponents, the media and the party itself. This time, a campaign that started poorly deteriorated as the weeks went on, and ended with the worst result in the party’s history. There is one consolation: many feared it would be worse....

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