Harney sticking to health challenge

Ever since Brian Cowen likened the Department of Health to the African state of Angola, the analogy has stuck.

5th August, 2006

Ever since Brian Cowen likened the Department of Health to the African state of Angola, the analogy has stuck. A landmine-strewn, ungovernable place in a constant state of war is an apt description of the department where battles are endless and easy wins are few and far between.

With most ministers either at the Galway Races or in their constituencies, Mary Harney is still maintaining a tightly packed schedule, fitting in this interview while a...

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