Monday 5 December 2016

As Coalition degenerates into a rabble, maybe we should invite the Troika back

The Government has lost all discipline since the bailout boys left town and that's not good enough

Published 30/03/2014 | 02:30

MAKING A PIG’S EAR OF COALITION: Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore. Photo: Mark Condren
MAKING A PIG’S EAR OF COALITION: Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore. Photo: Mark Condren

AMBLING down Merrion Square in Dublin city centre on a fresh morning, the man in the long black coat stopping along the way to talk to passers-by didn't seem to have the weight of the world upon his shoulders.

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny was taking his customary walk to work – the short distance from his apartment in the Pearse Street area to Government Buildings – at about ten past nine on Monday morning.

"He was strolling slowly and chatting with lots of people," an executive heading to work at the same time observed the following day.

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