Sunday 24 September 2017

Fionnan Sheahan: Botched consensus bid only highlights divisions

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

Failing to cover himself in any glory, Gormley was as clear as mud and merely served to confuse the situation

John Gormley really only had himself to blame as the Green Party's plan to get cross-party talks going on the formulation of a four-year Budget went down in flames yesterday.

A reasonable idea to give the public some hope -- the political classes getting together to make some collective effort to address the public finances -- ended up as further confirmation of this Government's lack of cohesion.

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