Opinion Analysis

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Lise Hand: Honeymoon was nice, now it's time to make this marriage work

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

Both men were exuding a sense of relief that the first hurdle -- getting party approval for the Programme for Government -- was behind them . . . without either side throwing their toys out of the cot

IN the end it was -- literally and politically -- a walk in the park for Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore.

As the sun began to set on Herbert Park in Ballsbridge, the two men took a short stroll together for the cameras, having both just received the thumbs-up from their parliamentary party (Enda) and delegate conference (Eamon) to join together in political matrimony for better or for worse, for richer or (more likely) for poorer.

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