Sunday July 5, 2020

Up a creek, with their own paddle

Fianna Fáil is looking a historic gift horse in the mouth and ruining its own best chances

10th April, 2016
Enda Kenny and Mícheál Martin: Fianna Fáil is playing an increasingly dangerous game Picture: Maxwells

Here we go again. Last Wednesday night, after we heard that Fine Gael had offered Fianna Fáil a partnership government and that the latter had gone away to mull it over, it was as if the clouds had parted in our post-electoral dark skies.

At long last, one wondered, was our political class finally putting the country before the party?

Less than a day later, we had our answer. The offer was being...

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