Was Gallagher ‘holed above or below the water line’?

It’s worth following the Irish Times live blog today… Interesting speculation that the spectacular media ambush may not have hit its intended mark:

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The big question of course is just how badly damaged Sean Gallagher was by last Monday’s Prime Time ambush.  As one pundit put it, the good ship Gallagher has been holed; the question is whether it’s above or below the waterline. Judging by some of the vox pops on RTÉ radio this morning, support for him remains strong in many parts.
pops on RTÉ radio this morning, support for him remains strong in many parts.

It will be late afternoon early evening before the first tallies come through.

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