Sunday June 7, 2020

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

17th May, 2020
For the Greens it will not be so much about ministerial posts but rather the precise policy achievements in the programme for government (PFG)

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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