Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan
RTÉ Radio One’s Today with Claire Byrne
The Dublin Bay South TD said that ratings in an opinion poll last weekend were “disappointing”, and that the party needs to “protect and emphasise its identity”.
He said “for the interest of Ireland” the Fianna Fáil party “has to survive“.
“We are centre ground, centre left national party, that wants to reunify the country, build public housing, reward hard work, protect the vulnerable, the Irish language and save our environment.”
He said if the party does not survive, Ireland will have a political system similar to that of the US, the UK and Northern Ireland….