Comment: Our country is stuck in a cycle of crisis as ministers pray for 'wheel of misfortune' to land on their rivals
The 'wheel of misfortune' landed back on Simon Coveney this week as water became the latest crisis to bring the Government to the brink.
He manfully did the daily doorstep with reporters, ramping up the 'tough guy' act while simultaneously trying to appear statesmanlike.
Leo Varadkar was nowhere to be seen. Neither for that matter were Simon Harris, Frances Fitzgerald or Paschal Donohoe because it wasn't their turn.