Power Games: The political mating dance

Five weeks later, 93 years since the Civil War - and still FF and FG cannot see eye to eye

3rd April, 2016
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Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Michael Martin have yet to come to the table for talks

Taoiseach Enda Kenny once famously gave out his mobile number during a St Patrick’s Day visit to the US, telling people they could “call him any time”. But he was caught off-guard when Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin took up the offer last week and finally called him to suggest a date to sit down for talks.

Kenny and his Fine Gael party had expected Martin to...

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