Thursday 20 July 2017

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

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

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

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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