Thursday April 2, 2020

What rough political beast is waiting to be born?

A grand coalition of FG and FF? A graft of FF, the Greens and others? Sinn Féin in a rotating taoiseach scenario? A dolly-mixture Dáil of unlikely bedfellows – but only in the national interest? It’s all to play for now

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
16th February, 2020

After all the election drama, here comes the delay.

Micheál Martin, the Fianna Fáil leader, has been through a lengthy government formation process before. He has even written in the past about the notion of a coalition between Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin.

“In the period leading up to the election, a number of attempts were made to forge an alliance between Fianna Fáil, Sinn Fein and...

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