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Kenny's Rainbow: FG to forge broad alliance

Martin to deploy ‘no confidence’ weapon against ministers

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

17th April, 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is seeking to bring the Green Party and Labour into a rainbow coalition to outflank Fianna Fáil’s opposition strategy.

Fine Gael will offer cabinet seats to both parties, with Green Party leader Eamon Ryan being linked to a climate change ministry. Fine Gael could potentially hand over five or more seats at cabinet to independents and other parties to build a broad minority government.

The strategy is designed...

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