Sunday 26 February 2017

Kevin Doyle: Water deal clears path for minority government but we're still crawling

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Enda Kenny. Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos
Enda Kenny. Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The push is on to get Enda Kenny re-elected as Taoiseach next Wednesday - but don't bet on it just yet.

The two weeks of discussions between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are nearly at a conclusion, which means a whole new round of talks is about to get underway.

Despite the 50-plus hours that Mr Kenny's team spent hammering through ideas with Independent TDs before he finally accepted he had to engage with Micheál Martin there is still a lot more negotiating to do.

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