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Pat Leahy: Fine Gael is beginning to look more and more like Fianna Fáil. This is not a good trend, for it or for the country

The big danger for Fine Gael from the Frank Flannery/Rehab affair is not that people will fret about the intricacies of the controversy or follow the evidence from the public accounts committee.

16th March, 2014
It is not hard to imagine the ululations that would emerge from Shatter were these the deeds of a Fianna Fail justice minister

The big danger for Fine Gael from the Frank Flannery/Rehab affair is not that people will fret about the intricacies of the controversy or follow the evidence from the public accounts committee. It's that they will simply conclude that Fine Gael are conducting themselves in office in the same way as Fianna Fail did.

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