A government with very little left to bank on

As Fianna Fáil suffers for its deference to the banks, the Greens are in a hurry to implement their policies while they still can

24th April, 2010

The Dáil resumed its business last week after the Easter break, and with it returned the relentless pressure that the economic crisis is exerting on the government.

The summer term lasts until the middle of July. Between now and then, the political backdrop will be dominated by two broad themes: the inexorable decline of the coalition government, and the depredations wrought on the country and its economy by the banking sector.

The term...

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