There’s method in Martin’s supply deal madness

FF-ers may not be thrilled by their leader’s unilateral decision to extend confidence and supply, but it makes sense for the party

30th December, 2018

There we were, winding down to Christmas, transfixed by the drama at Westminster, when up pops Micheál Martin to diffidently announce that he and Leo are not breaking up after all. Talk about a bolt from the blue. And what does he get from Leo in return? Not even a pair of patterned socks.

A very odd business indeed. Why would the Cork man do such a thing and without even telling the...

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