Wednesday June 3, 2020

There may be trouble ahead

Last week’s run-in with the people of Roscommon was an indicator of the difficult ride ahead for TDs when they try to support unpopular government decisions

16th July, 2011

One month ago, the coalition government basked in the generally adjudged success of its first 100 days.

There had been some late hiccups as it approached the 100-day mark, to be sure, but the assessment of the government was generally positive.

Public divisions in his government over Joint Labour Committees, property taxes and water charges were trumped by the visible energy and optimism of the government and its leader, by the highly successful visits of Barack...

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