Fianna Fáil in crisis? As one TD says the party is ‘toxic’ to young people, Micheál Martin vows to win back voters

Fianna Fáil in crisis? As one TD says the party is ‘toxic’ to young people, Micheál Martin vows to win back voters

Between the ongoing pandemic, crises in housing and health, low poll ratings and whispers about a possible leadership heave, things are not easy for Fianna Fáil, but what exactly is the problem and can it be fixed?

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
4th July, 2021

Just over ten years ago, as Fianna Fáil faced into a wipe-out at the 2011 general election, Micheál Martin took over as leader.

“One of the key objectives I had at the time was to resuscitate the party, given the situation we were in post the financial collapse, and bring in a new generation of politicians, which we have done,” the Taoiseach told the Business Post in his office on Merrion Street...

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