Tuesday November 24, 2020

Reality bites for Fine Gael

The protests against hospital cuts will have brought it home to Enda Kenny just how sick the electorate is of austerity measures

9th July, 2011

There was a precise moment when Fianna Fáil realised there would be a very great political reckoning for the economic collapse and the budgetary measures taken to address it.

That moment was not when the first cuts were announced in the summer of 2008, nor even two months later when the government was bounced into the bank guarantee.

It was on October 22, 2008,when a minor provision of the first austerity budget sparked furious...

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