Pat Rabbitte: The Greens are right to grasp the government nettle
FF and FG will be keen to get Eamonn Ryan’s party into coalition, to take the bare look off their historical compromise
Expert opinion apparently is agreed that we will soon have a new government. It is a comforting thought for a restive population that has had a lot of time to think about it. But are we being complacent? The obstacle race is not run yet.
Three months ago, we wanted “a government of change”. Now we are prepared to settle for whatever government we might get. We just want it to be durable and fair...
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