The Taoiseach’s fabled gift for sniffing the wind will now be put to the test once again
Pat Leahy, Opinion /
There is an opportunity for a debate about the country's future path
It must stop telling people to be grateful for all it has done and persuade voters that the party will fight for fairness in a new government
We are on the cusp of a generational change among our political leaders according to Pat Leahy
But pro-choice campaigners seem to prefer talking to their own supporters
The coalition needs to fill them with governing well. But will it?
Pat Leahy: The row over the the general election threatens to overshadow the most generous budget since 2007
Coalition governments run on trust, and on the golden rule of no surprises - both were shattered last week
But global events could work in their favour..