Fianna Fáil raises stakes on budget

The Fianna Fáil think-in will focus on its budget strategy, but there are many more concerns for a party already preparing to face the electorate

28th August, 2016
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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with members of the party's front bench on the plinth, Leinster House Picture: RollingNews

Fianna Fáil’s choice of hotel for its parliamentary party meeting shows that it is already gearing up for the next election.

In last February’s contest, it almost took three seats in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency, with Carlow-based Senator Jennifer Murnane-O’Connor narrowly missing out.

To give her a boost for the next election, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is bringing down all his TDs to the Seven Oaks Hotel...

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