Thursday 8 December 2016

Reform genie is out of the bottle and it won't be easily contained

The Seanad abolition defeat may prove to be the least of Kenny's reform problems, writes John Drennan

Published 13/10/2013 | 05:00

THE Taoiseach appeared to be somewhat down in himself and very much in a pursed-lip-style mood last week.

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Still, as Enda Kenny ponders about how swiftly one can go from being a rooster to a feather duster, the 'Dear Leader' should be consoled by the experience of Alexander the Great, who, at the zenith of his powers, wept because there were no more worlds left to conquer.

The good news for 'King Enda' the Not So Great is that he is unlikely to find himself crying about the absence of worlds to conquer on the reform front in the near future.

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