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Kenny's Rainbow: FG to forge broad alliance

Martin to deploy ‘no confidence’ weapon against ministers

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
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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