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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Two disputes plunge three ministers into battles which could topple Government

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has been negotiating with two Garda bodies to try to avert strike action Photo: Steve Humphreys
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has been negotiating with two Garda bodies to try to avert strike action Photo: Steve Humphreys
John Downing

John Downing

Three ministers - Paschal Donohoe, Frances Fitzgerald and Richard Bruton - are in the "gap of danger".

As time is now counting down towards stoppage deadlines which threaten policing and schools, this trio will increasingly take the strain.

They will be variously targets for garda and teacher representatives, opposition politicians, and more significantly the wider public.

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