#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Tuesday 7 December 2021
Advertisement

Micheál Martin is okay with his own TDs criticising him, but how will he solve his woman problem?

The Fianna Fáil leader insisted it’s not ‘uno Duce, una voce’ under his regime.

MICHEÁL MARTIN HAS said he does not have a problem with Fianna Fáil colleagues criticising his leadership.

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie in our Dublin offices yesterday, the Fianna Fáil leader said that “if it’s constructive, I listen to it”.

But has that criticism, aired both publicly and privately by some in his party, been justified. We asked the Cork South-Central TD:

Source: Video TheJournal.ie/YouTube

We also asked Martin if he, like Enda Kenny and Fine Gael, had a ‘secret’ list of female candidates to run in the next general election as all parties look to hit the 30 per cent gender quota target.

Fianna Fáil currently has no female TDs and we asked Martin how he was going to solve his woman problems:

Source: Video TheJournal.ie/YouTube

We also asked the Fianna Fáil leader that if he was indeed preparing to be Taoiseach what three things would he do in his first 100 days:

Source: Video TheJournal.ie/YouTube

All videos: Michael Sheils-McNamee

More:  He’s ruled out Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, so could Micheál Martin do a deal with anyone?

About the author:

Hugh O'Connell

Read next:

COMMENTS (37)