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Budget 2018 will pass, but disquiet grows in Fianna Fail

Party is experiencing growing pains that may cause problems for Budget 2019

10th October, 2017
Fianna Fáil’s leader Micheál Martin

As Fianna Fáil prepares to sign off on the second of three budgets it agreed to pass under the confidence and supply deal with Fine Gael there is a growing feeling the party might not make it to the third.

But there is something much more fundamental at the heart of the clash. The Carlow-Kilkenny TD was articulating a view that has begun to gain more traction among some elements of Fianna Fáil’s...

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