Thursday 30 March 2017

Minister has difficult job on his hands to be 'tough but fair'

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

Michael Noonan stood in the members' bar in Leinster House a while back having a coffee with a couple of Fine Gael colleagues.

All round them were hordes of young, ambitious, sharp-suited newly elected coalition TDs brimming with enthusiasm to take on the world.

"It's like an unsupervised playground," the Finance Minister wryly observed.

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