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Trouble ahead for Enda as his 'autocratic' image grows

Published 07/10/2013 | 05:00

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks to the media about the failure of the referendum to abolish the Seanad at Dublin Castle, yesterday.
Photo: Tony Gavin 5/10/2013
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks to the media about the failure of the referendum to abolish the Seanad at Dublin Castle, yesterday. Photo: Tony Gavin 5/10/2013

ENDA Kenny will have to wonder if it was worth the hassle. He isn't going to lose much sleep over the Seanad being retained and it's not exactly going to rock the Government.

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Losing an EU treaty referendum would have serious consequences for the Coalition, but this result is not in that league.

However, the fallout from the campaign poses problems for him as it turns an unflattering spotlight on his leadership style with the public.

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