No Gay pride for Kenny

Fine Gael never truly believed in Gay Mitchell as a candidate, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent

15th October, 2011
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Fine Gael never truly believed in Gay Mitchell as a candidate, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent

Fine Gael ministers may have come out on the streets of Dublin last week in a show of unity for their beleaguered presidential candidate, Gay Mitchell, but it will take far more than that to salvage what has been a disastrous campaign for the MEP.

The party is now in damage-limitation mode, and its aim is to mobilise sufficient...

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