The headless chickens have come home to roost

There was a political shambles on all fronts last week, and there is no sign that the chaos is about to take a mid-term break

17th October, 2009

When does the madness end? We are weeks from the most significant budget in the history of the state and the circus continues unabated. The sense of confidence briefly engendered in the government by the Lisbon referendum has disappeared.

In seven days, we have gone from the Greens’ grassroots conference to the John O’Donoghue performance in the Dáil to more money for Brendan Drumm to more Fás cock-ups, and ended with the promise that Nama...

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