Friday June 5, 2020

Few are railing against Fitzgerald as she courts commuters’ votes

Transport, Brexit and a pool in Lucan are all on the minds of those who the former minister meets

19th May, 2019
Frances Fitzgerald, Fine Gael’s candidate for the European elections in Dublin, canvasses for votes Picture: Fergal Phillips

On a mild Thursday evening in the Dublin docklands, it is over half an hour before Frances Fitzgerald encounters any semblance of voter anger as she canvasses commuters at the Dart station - and even then it’s from an old drinking buddy. “It’s a long time since I was drinking with you in London, myself and Michelle. I’m Robert,” says the man, before wandering off.

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