Briefing: FG’s hubris may be Achilles heel as election draws near
Party strategists’ mantra of ‘stability and jobs’ may not be enough to get weaker candidates elected to the Dáil
‘We are on the verge of history” is the verdict of Fine Gael senior party figures as they prepare for the ard fheis next weekend.
The omens are good for history-making. Enda Kenny has already made history as the only Fine Gael taoiseach to complete a full five-year term.
If returned to office, it will be the first time Fine Gael will have secured back-to-back election victories since the party was launched 83 years ago.
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