Leinster House love is in the air

Inside Politics: Fianna Fail and Fine Gael battle for rural Ireland’s affections

Both Leo Varadkar (left) and Micheál Martin have been directing Cupid’s arrows toward the west of the country. Photograph: Reuters

Both Leo Varadkar (left) and Micheál Martin have been directing Cupid’s arrows toward the west of the country. Photograph: Reuters

Okay, I may be looking through rose-tinted glasses today, but I wanted to share a couple of moments of warmth witnessed in Leinster House in recent weeks.

It must come as a source of solace to those in rural Ireland to witness the tug of war between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael for its affections.

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