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House of chaos: we survey the options in the ruthless pursuit of high office

Dail Eireann's calculus would be baffling for Frank Underwood, the power hungry star of the political drama House of Cards

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
13th March, 2016
Two weeks after voters delivered their verdict, there is still no sign of any direct negotiations between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

The aftermath of the general election would be baffling for Frank Underwood, the power hungry star of the political drama House of Cards. The main character in Netflix’s version of House of Cards is renowned for his ruthless pursuit of high office.

But so far, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are taking the scenic route.

Two weeks after voters delivered their verdict, there is still...

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