Michael McDowell: Hard to argue the national interest requires Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

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Fairly or unfairly, he had a car crash election; fairly or unfairly, he is damaged goods.

It seems clear that some members of Fianna Fáil may have their tails up because of the very significant improvement in seat numbers and in their share of the general election vote. This positive feeling which they have about themselves contrasts with the sense that Fianna Fáil was a toxic political brand from 2009 onwards.

We should not underestimate their members’ feeling that they have now been forgiven by the electorate. The last government...

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