Friday 23 June 2017

Andrew Lynch: Enda goes ‘all in’ hoping a double bluff will pay off

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD during the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse, Co Meath. Picture Collins
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD during the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse, Co Meath. Picture Collins

Enda Kenny obviously likes a gamble.

The Taoiseach is reportedly about to roll the dice by holding two Dail by-elections on the same day – the day of the local and European contests in four weeks’ time.

This will officially turn May 23 into a Super Friday poll – but it also increases the risk of a Miserable Monday for the government when all the votes are counted.

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