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Brace yourself for clash of the coalition parties

Published 18/12/2012 | 17:00

AS FINE Gael enjoys its most fruitful period with voters in 30 years, it is only approp-riate to recall an issue which cast a shadow over the party the last time its number of TDs was in the 70s.

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Similar to the present scenario, the Government's primary pre-occupation in 1983 was the national finances, except the then Fine Gael-Labour Party coalition failed to get to grips with the situation.

That lesson is learned.

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