Thursday 27 July 2017

Kenny faces winter of discontent

Anxious backbenchers want to know the Taoiseach's exit strategy by Christmas as the leadership race heats up, writes Philip Ryan

Who's next? Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to give details of his exit strategy. Photo: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie
Who's next? Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to give details of his exit strategy. Photo: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie
Philip Ryan

Philip Ryan

Enda Kenny just spent Christmas with his wife Fionnuala and the kids in the family home in Castlebar.

The hard-working Taoiseach put his feet up for a few days and enjoyed some well-earned downtime in front of the TV after a hectic year in office.

A couple of months earlier he brought the Government back from the brink of collapse after budget talks stalled over differences with Fianna Fail.

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