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They are Soldiers of Destiny with good reason

Martin’s no slouch when it comes to carving a pathway back to power

17th April, 2016
Fine Gael leader and acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny arriving at Government Buildings Picture: Rollingnews

It took Enda Kenny nine years from his election as Fine Gael leader in 2002 to bring his party back into government in 2011.

The events that eased his path – the collapse of Fianna Fáil’s vote and its 58-seat loss – meant that Micheál Martin’s road back seemed like a much longer one.

Even if his party was willing to give him as much time as Fine Gael...

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