Wednesday July 8, 2020

‘The real surprise is not that it has happened, but that it took both parties so long’

The programme for government is comprehensive and, despite an understandable vagueness in some parts, shows a pathway to recovery

28th June, 2020
Fianna Fáil members believed that theirs was the party of the people, small farmers and small businesses and was there to ensure everyone got some share of whatever resources might be available

It was undoubtedly a historic moment as Micheál Martin led the new government into the Dáil chamber yesterday. It has taken a pandemic and nearly 100 years for the two parties that emerged from the ashes of the bitterly fought Civil War to agree to go in to government together. Truly historic.

The real surprise is not that it is happening, but that it took both parties so long to realise it...

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