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All hail the new Fianna Gael Alliance!

The Irish, it seems, are too thick to think about more than one serious issue at a time, writes Gene Kerrigan

Published 01/05/2016 | 02:30

Cartoonist: Tom Halliday
Cartoonist: Tom Halliday

The Fine Gael/Fianna Fail Alliance, after spending two whole months forming a government, is agreed on the continuation of the Irish Water project.

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Fianna Fail, being a party of principle, stoutly held to its election promise that it would not enter coalition with Fine Gael. They entered the Alliance instead.

Fianna Fail, being a party of no principle beyond its own advancement, readily agreed to ditch its election promise to "abolish Irish Water".

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