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Onwards and upwards

Now it has settled the leadership issue, Fine Gael needs to convince voters that it would do a better job than Fianna Fáil

3rd July, 2010

Enda Kenny’s nomination of his new front bench last week showed both the strengths and the weaknesses of his leadership.

His strengths as a bridge-builder and his willingness to lead a team were evident, certainly - and both are qualities important for the taoiseach of a coalition government. So is the even temperament that he displayed in recent weeks, along with a sufficient lack of ego to recognise his own weaknesses and allow...

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