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John Drennan: Green's Dan Boyle hints coalition is nearing end of political lifespan

Published 20/06/2010 | 05:00

Taoiseach Brian Cowen's plans to see out the Government's full-term could be thwarted by his Green coalition colleagues.

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Close political allies of the Taoiseach have constantly stressed it is Mr Cowen's intention to "carry on until the last minute of the last hour of his mandate".

This position is informed by the belief that time and the prospect of an economic revival is the only thing that can save Fianna Fail from an electoral humiliation.

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