Sunday 24 September 2017

The promises and the reality after Enda's first 100 days

Jerome Reilly looks at some of the pledges made by Fine Gael and Labour before the election -- and at what has been delivered

When Brian Cowen completed his first 100 days as Taoiseach, then Opposition leader Enda Kenny launched a blistering attack on his stewardship. Mr Kenny said: "As Brian Cowen marks his first 100 days as Taoiseach, his tenure has been a failure with no leadership vision and no indication he knows how to solve Ireland's economic crisis."

Now as Enda Kenny reaches the same 100-day milestone himself, how has this Taoiseach and his Fine Gael/Labour administration fared? Here's what they promised and here's what has been delivered in those first crucial 14 weeks in office.

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