The party animal

Once a fierce critic of Fianna Fáil, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly has now embraced his new party with the zeal of a convert

3rd September, 2017
Stephen Donnelly: ‘I have a visual brain. I think in pictures’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Stephen Donnelly is now seven years in national politics – and seven months of those have been in Fianna Fáil.

After his acrimonious split from the Social Democrats last year, there were predictions that he would be unable to cope with the rough and tumble of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, let alone the local cumann meetings in Wicklow.

But in an interview with The Sunday Business Post, Donnelly says the...

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