Wednesday 18 January 2017

Lise Hand: Green space cadets suffer

Confusion reigns over junior coalition partner's exit plans

Published 10/12/2010 | 05:00

Three months on, and now all the questions were all about the Taoiseach golfing with bank executives.
Three months on, and now all the questions were all about the Taoiseach golfing with bank executives. "And now we're talking about 'golfgate,'" John Gormley said wearily.

EAMON Gilmore looked genuinely perplexed. He was availing of the Order of Business in the Dail yesterday morning to try and figure out what the Government's junior partners were up to.

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"Can the Tanaiste tell us what planet the Green Party members are wired to today?" he appealed to Mary Coughlan.

And who could blame the Labour leader? Their shenanigans have left everyone -- as a citizen dolefully remarked in the aftermath of the Budget -- as confused as a chameleon in a bag of Skittles.

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