Maybe a general election is best outcome

Maybe a general election is best outcome

This type of government can’t tackle any of the big strategic challenges facing our country

‘There’s so many cans down the end of this road that we’ll need a recycling plant to deal with them all,” was the resigned summary of Labour’s Jan O’Sullivan. The former education minister was commenting after another day’s contortions at the water committee. After pre-occupying the best brains in Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil for the lion’s share of the time it took to put the present government together, backbenchers again fear that water could precipitate a general election.

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