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Because he had built up a solid base of support within FF by developing all the right relationships, was loyal to his party leader (Bertie Ahearn), and was seen to have been a "safe pair of hands" who didn't rock the boat in his previous ministerial appointments.  I.e. all "political" reasons.

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