Ex-FG staff land state jobs as party downsizes

Party tightens belt after disappointing general election result

12th June, 2016
Enda Kenny outside the party offices on Upper Mount Street in Dublin Pic: RollingNews.ie

Several senior Fine Gael staff have left the party’s backroom operation in recent weeks, as part of a series of redundancies and moves to government departments following the general election.

Fine Gael is facing a substantial drop in state funding as a result of its reduced parliamentary numbers following February’s disappointing election.

A number of redundancies from the party’s headquarters on Upper Mount Street in Dublin have taken place in recent...

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