FF holds fire on decision to run candidates in NI
There are concerns among some in the party that doing so could now be seen by unionists as part of a nationalist takeover at a time of extreme sensitivities over Brexit
The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is delaying his decision on whether to run candidates in the North in the next local elections, amid concerns in his party about the impact in the midst of Brexit.
He had told party members that he was due to make a decision by Christmas, and the issue was recently brought up at Fianna Fáil’s ruling body, the Ard Comhairle.
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