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FF victory may be in sight after deft riding of two horses

All bets will be off once Fine Gael delivers its last budget under the confidence and supply pact

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

6th October, 2019

If Michéal Martin wanted to gauge how his decision to extend the confidence and supply agreement last December had gone down outside the Dublin media bubble, the opinion piece in the Southern Star newspaper would have left him in no doubt.

“Flaccid Fianna Fáil keeps its bedfellow,” the headline thundered.

The risqué metaphors continued in the main text as the paper made no secret of its disgust at Martin’s...

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