Independents eager to be kingmakers

Fianna Fail’s claim to be able to deliver a stable Coalition with Independents is under scrutiny since the proposed alliance would constitute a wafer-thin majority, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Reporter.

2nd June, 2007

Fianna Fail’s claim to be able to deliver a stable Coalition with Independents is under scrutiny since the proposed alliance would constitute a wafer-thin majority, writes Niamh Connolly, Political Reporter.

In the wake of the general election, Fianna Fail deputies have been casting their minds back to a crop of independent TDs who had the power of life or death over a government.

The so-called ‘Fractious Four’ that supported the Fianna Fail -Progressive...

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