Saturday February 22, 2020

Mutual dislike may result in another quick election

Attempts to bring the two main parties together seem only to have deepened the enmity

10th April, 2016
Enda Kenny: the Taoiseach’s offer to Fianna Fáil was conciliatory

One has been a TD for more than 40 years, the other for 26. They’ve been sparring across the floor of the Dáil on a weekly basis for five years. But in conference room 716 at the end of a bridge connecting Government Buildings and Leinster House at 8.30pm last Wednesday, there was no hint of the familiarity that would normally characterise a relationship between men who had spent so much time in the same...

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