The Last Post: Three-party coalition can learn a lot from failures of the past
The last Fine Gael and Labour government looked backwards to restore and recreate, but this government must look forwards to a future that brings genuine change
This new government can learn much from the failures of the Fine Gael and Labour coalition, which was elected in 2011 with a massive majority but was decimated when the country went to the polls again five years later.
It came to power in a crisis and with considerably more goodwill attaching to it than the new three- party administration will enjoy. As we well know, it then imposed aspects of austerity, the consequences of which...
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