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Fine Gael machine spins up to election speed

The party will present itself as leader of the government that led the nation out of the fiscal wilderness, and its election message will essentially be: ‘Put us in to keep wreckers out’

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
22nd February, 2015
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Enda Kenny’s focus will be on boosting morale among the party faithful Photo : Keith Heneghan

Fine Gael has officially gone into general election mode. There has been little else on the minds of the 1,500 delegates at the party’s national conference in Castlebar. The location itself is an early election goodie for Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s constituency. Over the coming months, Fine Gael will be trying to keep the economy to the forefront of voters’ minds with promises of tax cuts in the spring statement in April and delivery in the...

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