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FG staff told to send in ‘tricky questions’ for Micheál Martin Newstalk interview

WhatsApp messages told party members to reword queries in order to hide identity

14th April, 2019
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Fine Gael told staff and party activists to pose as members of the public and send in “tricky questions” for Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin ahead of a live radio interview last Friday.

Leaked WhatsApp messages seen by The Sunday Business Post show that dozens of Fine Gael staff and activists were told by the party’s digital team to reword suggested questions “in your own voice” as “we don’t...

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