Speculation that a Meath Fianna Fáil Councilor is considering defecting to Labour
This could put Labour in line for a seat in Meath West though they only polled 4% there in the last General Election.
There has been much dissension in the ranks of fianna Fáil recently.Fianna Fáil have been severely criticised recently by FF County Councillor Shane Cassells nephew of Peter Cassells. Shane was narrowly beaten in the 2005 by election in Meath.
Cassells tore strips off Minister Dempsey recently "Major cracks in the Fianna Fail party in Meath became evident this week as Navan councillor Shane Cassells launched a blistering attack on Transport Minister Noel Dempsey and the party hierarchy."
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