FG and FF are on the same page but offer no solutions
Nobody in political circles knows where the strike threat will end and that scares them
The phrase 'Lansdowne Road Agreement' was uttered 43 times in the Dail during the past week.
That might seem like a lot but in reality it's very little given the crisis facing the country.
The figure is actually astonishingly small if you consider that it was the Taoiseach who referred most often to the public sector pay deal. He tends to repeat himself a lot when dealing with tricky issues.