Wednesday November 25, 2020

Matt Cooper: Do-little government feeling the one-year itch

Kenny’s on the brink, Noonan’s on the wane, and ministers are trying desperately not to scare any horses

7th May, 2017

It is nearly impossible to go out of politics on a high, but Enda Kenny may be about to do so, relatively speaking. If he announces his retirement on his return from Canada - instead of clinging, limpet-like, to the leadership of Fine Gael and the position of Taoiseach - he can point to a legacy from last weekend’s outcome of the EU summit on Brexit.

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