Rows and recriminations as coalition feels strain

Relations between the two parties are now worse than ever, writes Pat Leahy.

20th April, 2014

This is just not how coalition governments do business. Kenny was told three times that Labour would not agree to this but still he insisted on pushing ahead with it. It's not just procedure, it's about how you do your business, says one senior Labour figure about the water charges row that convulsed the coalition last week.

Several senior Labour people who spoke about the affair late last week were bitter about Fine Gael's perceived...

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