Sam Smyth: Coalition's first big test will put paid to talk of rift
Published 27/05/2011 | 05:00
THE Coalition's first major test comes just three days after a week basking in the reflected glory of two major heads of state and that rarest of events -- a life-enhancing funeral.
Leinster House loves nothing more than a crisis threatening the Government with a couple of twists thrown in to amuse conspiracy theorists.
And the story of a rift between the partners over pay cuts for low-paid workers also comes with a couple of intriguing sub-plots.