Stephen Collins: Martin’s courageous stance on Sinn Féin is correct

Getting a Dáil foothold would be Sinn Féin’s first step to acquire total power in the State

Micheál Martin: his  preference after the next election would probably be for a coalition involving Fianna Fáil, the Labour Party and a number of Independents

Micheál Martin: his preference after the next election would probably be for a coalition involving Fianna Fáil, the Labour Party and a number of Independents

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has staked his political future on a pledge not to enter coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election. His courageous stance could cost him the taoiseach’s office, but he is on solid ground in believing he is acting in the long-term interests of his party and the country.

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