Kenny to zone in on Cowen’s legacy in finance

The main opposition parties, Fine Gael and Labour, are vying to turn the government’s sliding exchequer finances into a major gain for their parties in next year’s local and European elections.

13th September, 2008

The main opposition parties, Fine Gael and Labour, are vying to turn the government’s sliding exchequer finances into a major gain for their parties in next year’s local and European elections.

The Lisbon Treaty’s rejection in June surprisingly failed to dent support for Fianna Fáil in opinion polls. Equally, neither opposition party made any notable gains from the government’s embarrassing defeat in subsequent Red C/Sunday Business Post polls....

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