Thursday 24 August 2017

They can move the deckchairs all they like – it won't get them out of this crisis

The strain of his position is beginning to show for Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photo: Collins
The strain of his position is beginning to show for Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photo: Collins
Shane Coleman

Shane Coleman

Where did it all go wrong? All the signs point to serious and rapid improvements in the economy, yet the cracks are really starting to show in the Coalition.

There's a general crankiness around, with ministers publicly and privately sniping at each other and a fair bit of jostling for position – and not just between the two coalition parties.

It's even affecting Enda Kenny. He generally wears the responsibilities of office extraordinarily lightly. But the strain is starting to show.

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