Wage talks will take place soon - the public mood now demands it
There will be early talks on the successor to the Lansdowne Road Agreement. Of that you can be sure.
The Government just needs to find a way of opening those discussions without appearing to dance to the tune of Jack O'Connor.
In fact, had the Siptu boss not set a deadline of today for an announcement, the Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe might already be issuing invitations.