Rows and recriminations as coalition feels strain
Relations between the two parties are now worse than ever, writes Pat Leahy.
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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