Wednesday July 8, 2020

Michael Brennan: Lessons from the Vikings

With a minority government the last alternative, FG and FF look east to Denmark

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

17th April, 2016
Micheál Martin at Leinster House ahead of the Dáil vote for Taoiseach last Thursday Picture: Collins

It has taken seven weeks to get to the stage where the negotiating teams of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are finally thrashing out policy issues in Leinster House. But now that a minority government is the only option on the table, the parties have a long way to go to convince a sceptical public about how effective it could be.

Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have privately been examining the experience...

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