Talks take farcical turn in text row between Martin and Kenny

Senior FG sources accuse Martin of "playing games"

31st March, 2016
Enda Kenny and Michael Martin squabble over text. Pic:

Despite Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s telephone conversation with acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny just before lunchtime yesterday, the pair will not now meet until late next week.

The call yesterday began with political pleasantries, just like two acquaintances might start off by talking about the weather.

Martin said he did not want the cancellation of the Dáil vote for Taoiseach which is scheduled for next Wednesday. Kenny agreed with...

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