FG ‘power vacuum’ as crucial personnel are absent

Absences believed to have contributed to Enda Kenny's difficulties last week

10th July, 2016
Enda Kenny's chief of staff Mark Kennelly Pic: RollingNews.ie

Fine Gael has been hit by a “power vacuum” at the top, due to the absence of a number of key personnel.

The absences are seen within the party as having contributed to the political controversies which ensnared Taoiseach Enda Kenny last week.

Government press secretary Fearghal Purcell is away on annual leave, and no replacement cover has been lined up.

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