FG and FF are playing a game of election chicken

FG and FF are playing a game of election chicken
Micheál Martin: unlikely to be panicked into an early election Pic: Getty

Leo Varadkar holds most of the cards, but Micheál Martin’s wily ways could outfox him

In the earlier days of the confidence and supply deal, back when nobody expected it to last this long, I asked a senior figure in both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael what would bring it down, and they both had the same response: Brexit.

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