Obamania welcome respite for high-flying Fine Gaelers

Ambitious strategists in Fine Gael dream of an early general election to give the party its best chance to cash in on its poll ratings.

8th November, 2008

Ambitious strategists in Fine Gael dream of an early general election to give the party its best chance to cash in on its poll ratings.

Leinster House descended into relative torpor last week as members eased off after the frenzy of the previous fortnight, and the US elections took over most available media space. It was a welcome respite for the Fine Gaelers because another oxygen-rich week might have tipped some of the more excitable...

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