Tuesday May 26, 2020

Endgame now looms for coalition of the unwilling

A minority government to return Enda Kenny as Taoiseach is a real possibility

27th March, 2016
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Taoiseach Enda Kenny opening the GPO Witness History Visitor Centre Picture: Maxwells

It’s a scene that has gone down in Irish political folklore: the music-filled train carriage from Killarney to Dublin specially chartered by Jackie Healy-Rae on his first day in the Dáil on June 26, 1997.

Among the many placards held up when supporters gathered on platform four of Heuston Station was one that read: “The stone the builders rejected, is now the corner stone.”

His two sons, Michael and Danny, might...

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