Fianna Fáil fall into the Labour trap on water charges by chasing detail rather than principle
In a shock development, the talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were finally going so well only to collapse nearing the final hurdle.
And it coincidentally happened in time for the Six One News on a Friday evening. Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin will now have to step in over the weekend to save the day.
What is astonishing though is the history-repeating discussion around the water charges regime.