Presenting the unelected dream team
Imagine what some of Ireland’s top figures could achieve in cabinet
What makes a good minister? “Policy expertise, the ability to communicate and the ability to build alliances”, said one insider I spoke to this week. The Constitution allows the Taoiseach appoint two “outsiders” to cabinet (via first appointing them to the Seanad). The last to use this was Garret FitzGerald, who appointed scientist Jim Dooge to foreign affairs.
In the event of a minority government being formed, the government will need...
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