The Denis factor

Why do Enda Kenny and Fine Gael jump out of their skin at the mere mention of anything to do with the richest man in the country?

14th June, 2015
The Denis factor

This has been the worst few weeks for the Fine Gael-Labour government since the omnishambles of the garda whistleblowers, Irish Water and disastrous elections last year plunged the coalition into crisis, murdered its poll ratings, dispatched Eamon Gilmore from the leadership of the Labour Party and almost gave the entire coalition a nervous breakdown.

In the early months of this year, the coalition had recovered some of its pre-2014 sang-froid, avoided conspicuous cock-ups and consequently...

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