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
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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