Micheál Martin’s eyes still firmly on the prize

Martin says that the real problems facing this country are not being adequately addressed, and he wants to change that

23rd July, 2017
Micheál Martin: ‘I love politics. I love this job’ Picture: Bryan Meade

Micheál Martin spent the first five years of his Fianna Fáil leadership being told he’d never emulate all of his predecessors and become taoiseach. Now he’s hearing that the next election, whenever that may be, will be his last shot at occupying that office.

“Well, it’s a much better position than what ye were giving me before the last election,” he says with a hearty laugh. “We’ve...

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