Wednesday 7 December 2016

Lise Hand: Hangar-gate has Enda flying at full throttle in bid to grab the controls

Published 18/02/2010 | 05:00

IT may have been Ash Wednesday, but judging by the bellicose mood in the Dail chamber yesterday morning, more than one deputy had feasted on plates of fried meat for breakfast.

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And it was all Enda's fault.

We now know what he has given up for Lent -- trying to be buddies with Brian Cowen. The penny has finally dropped with the Fine Gael leader that no matter how many times he offers to co-operate or work with the Government in these perilous times, this ferociously partisan Fianna Fail Taoiseach would rather stick pins in his eyes than accept as much as a cup of sugar from a Blueshirt.

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