Ireland still under the influence

Ireland still under the influence
Flannery had a vested interest in utilising his preferential access to Fine Gael decision makers. If there is a more inside track, I can't imagine it.

Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery was effectively paid from the public purse to influence government policy, writes Elaine Byrne.

I'm bad enough of a bastard and tough enough to make really unpopular decisions was Frank Flannery's assessment of himself as a senior Fine Gael strategist for almost 40 years.

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