Tuesday April 7, 2020

A conscious uncoupling

The government has already lasted longer than many predicted but, as tensions mount both inside and outside the Dáil, it’s clear the writing is on the wall

8th April, 2018
Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin’s temporary little arrangement could soon be at an end

When Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil agreed a historic confidence and supply deal in Trinity College nearly two years ago, many believed it could not and would not last. But after two budgets, a change of Taoiseach and a myriad of justice scandals – one of which nearly led to a Christmas election last year – the agreement endures.

But its last days are upon us. Since Fianna Fáil effectively secured the resignation...

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