Fianna Fáil’s Seanad campaign has been heavily criticised by some of its failed candidates, after the party failed to increase its number of seats in the upper house.
Despite having more councillors and TDs, the party performed no better than it did in the 2011 election, winning 14 seats on the upper house’s vocational panels. Four candidates who failed to win seats criticised the party hierarchy over its election strategy.
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