Backroom: A conundrum for the coalition as the centre cannot hold
This weekend, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore may be pondering the old WB Yeats line about how the centre cannot hold.
It was WB Yeats, in his poem The Second Coming, who wrote the immortal line "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold". This weekend, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore may be pondering the line. Things risk falling apart for the government if they cannot craft an acceptable compromise to legislate for the X case. Already the discordant voices of the government's polar opposites on this issue - ranging from minister Lucinda Creighton to...
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