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PROFILE/Fergus Finlay: The archetypal political 'junkie', Fergus Finlay, is returning to the Labour Party fold. He will try to guide the party's new leader, Pat Rabbitte, to success. But will his input be enough to get the party back on track, asks Mark Hennessy, Political Reporter.

Just a few weeks ago, Fergus Finlay was one of those quietly working in the background of Wexford TD Brendan Howlin's campaign for the Labour leadership. Now, Finlay must advise Pat Rabbitte, the man who defeated his champion. But the new pairing should bond quickly.

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