Thursday 8 December 2016

Fionnan Sheahan: Split of FG's odd couple was a long time coming

Published 15/06/2010 | 05:00

ENDA Kenny repeatedly emphasised his "long friendship" of 25 years with Richard Bruton yesterday, which he said would continue.

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But he said he was sacking his deputy leader on foot of his decision to mount a "very regrettable and very disappointing" leadership challenge.

The political relationship formally ended yesterday afternoon when Kenny sacked Bruton as his deputy leader and finance spokesman -- the key man in 'Team Enda'.

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