A changing Ireland: 'Youth-quake' ensures landslide Yes, with Fianna Fail the only major party whose voters reject repeal | Irish Independent
There is a major conundrum now before the party. With MM going against his TDs and against the grassroots -- if only by a narrow margin -- yet being proven right in his decision to back what was ultimately the winning horse.
Will MM be able use the kudos he has gained by choosing the winning side to steer the party away from becoming a reactionary backwater?
Or does the reactionary backwater option represent a feasible niche for the new Fianna Fáil to occupy?