Jangling nerves in FF

A pervasive sense of doom for Ahern is widespread throughout all ranks of Fianna Fail this weekend, writes Political Correspondent Pat Leahy.

29th March, 2008

A pervasive sense of doom for Ahern is widespread throughout all ranks of Fianna Fail this weekend, writes Political Correspondent Pat Leahy.

The Fianna Fail party is in a state of nervous agitation this weekend, with many senior figures privately predicting that Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will depart from office by this summer, if not before.

Amid fears of a backbench revolt, the Tanaiste and presumptive next leader Brian Cowen engaged in a frantic round of...

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