Kerry TD Brendan Griffin said he doesn’t know if speaking out cost him a junior ministry, but he’s going to continue as he always has. Kerry TD Brendan Griffin The Fine Gael TD was hotly tipped to be included among Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s Minister of State appointments last week. He was not however included, despite polling the highest level of first preferences in the last General Election of any Munster Fine Gael TD. Deputy Griffin said while he was disappointed he was not appointed, it won’t change his approach to things: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/57337/medium/”]