WHY NEW BOY CHARLIE IS THE DARLING OF FIANNA FAIL

first_imgSENIOR FIANNA Fail strategists believe newly-elected TD Charlie McConalogue gives them ‘a fighting chance’ of saving the party after the worst election for the party ever.The Donegal North East deputy is just 33 – a baby in political terms.But party insiders say the politician’s grasp of the issues facing the country, together with a ‘superb’ manner with the public will propel him to the forefront of the party. “We’ve got a real gem in Charlie,” said one long-standing Fianna Fail stalwart.“I saw him in action on the doorsteps in Letterkenny where he was relatively unknown and he was simply superb.“He was able to articulate his views clearly and honestly and I have no doubt that is what got him elected last Friday.”The senior party insider added: “Michael Martin (the party leader) will soon see what a star he is when the next Dail is formed next week. “He is the future of this party and with people like him reports of our death have been great exaggerated.”McConalogue has already impressed the party hierarchy with a number of national TV interviews last weekend.WHY NEW BOY CHARLIE IS THE DARLING OF FIANNA FAIL was last modified: March 2nd, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img