Friday December 6, 2019

McDowell: There's a touch of political necrophilia in Ross accepting ministry

Preserving political duopoly has been FG and FF’s highest imperative

8th May, 2016
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President of Ireland Micheal D Higgins with Fine Gael leader and newly elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at Aras an Uachtarain on Firday Pic: RollingNews.ie

H as Netflix’s hit House of Cards been transformed into an Irish House of Cards reality TV show with the formation of a minority Fine Gael government supported by a number of independent deputies, some of whom have now taken seats at the cabinet table?

You might think that only Frank Underwood would give a job at cabinet to a man who days earlier called him “a political corpse”. But you would be...

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