'Martin may need Sinn Féin to fulfil his dream of becoming Taoiseach'

Despite his insistence, the prospect of being the only FF leader not to lead the country may make SF support a necessity

25th July, 2017
Martin may have to keep his options open Pic: Bryan Meade

As politicians departed Leinster House for their lengthy annual recess last week there was a sense that preparations for the next election are now intensifying.

Just because the Dáil and Seanad aren’t sitting doesn’t mean work won’t be done. The next few weeks will see selection conventions held by all parties across the country, Labour have already had six, and some other party candidates are either declaring their intentions or launching their election campaigns....

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