So, what lessons has Fianna Fáil learned?
The result of the Meath East by-election could hardly be more different for the two government parties.
The result of the Meath East by-election could hardly be more different for the two government parties. It is a welcome victory for Fine Gael, and for the McEntee family a triumph in the wake of great tragedy.
It also shows that, whatever else has changed about Irish politics, party managers are still correct to look immediately for a family member of the deceased for a by-election. Voters are often quite happy to keep the...
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