Saturday 10 December 2016

Ship of State drifts aimlessly, with only a makeshift government to look forward to

Published 21/04/2016 | 02:30

In the minor matter of the drifting of our ship of State, it's not seven weeks, but more like seven months, since we have had any meaningful command from the bridge.

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The last time we had any real governance was on Budget day, back in October. Then, the main preoccupation was with a general election. As things turned out, Enda Kenny allowed himself to be deflected by Joan Burton, who wrong-headedly vetoed an early date.

Since then, all parties have been pretty much in full-on election mode.

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