New government will face fresh challenges in post-Brexit world

When the Fine Gael-led minority government took office three-and-a-half years ago, few believed it would last this long. Along the way, there has been a change of taoiseach, the resignations of two cabinet ministers and the passage of three budgets

15th September, 2019

When the Fine Gael-led minority government took office three-and-a-half years ago, few believed it would last this long. Along the way, there has been a change of taoiseach, the resignations of two cabinet ministers and the passage of three budgets.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has now signalled that the forthcoming budget on October 8 will be the minority government’s last.

He has set May 2020 as the date when voters will be given a choice...

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