Unpopular FF decimated in local elections
Enda Kenny’s call for a revolution at the polls struck a chord with disaffected voters who promptly handed Fianna Fáil its worst ever result, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent
Fine Gael became the biggest party in local government yesterday, after voter s across the country delivered a whipping to Fianna Fáil councillors across city and county councils.
Fianna Fáil’s local representatives have paid a high price for the government’s unpopularity on national issues, the state of the public finances, soaring unemployment and the ongoing banking crisis.
Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews said: ‘‘Clearly there has been...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine