Civil War parties face off in a nervous game of existential poker

Civil War parties face off in a nervous game of existential poker

As the two big parties circle each other, there is a palpable fear of going in for the kill

This is far from the cock-crow budget that new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar would have ideally liked to introduce. Early risers who pay for everything would have won the lottery if he had his way. Or so Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, would have us believe. Fianna Fáil influence succeeded in curbing “Fine Gael’s core right-wing impulse”. Naturally we should all be grateful for that.

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