Wednesday 18 October 2017

Niall O'Connor: Fine Gael facing a huge dilemma: surrender or it's back to the polls

Fiana Fail leader Micheal Martin. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Fiana Fail leader Micheal Martin. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Niall O'Connor

Niall O'Connor

It came as no surprise when Enda Kenny chose yesterday's highly eventful league final clash between Dublin and Kerry to avail of some downtime.

After a disastrous election, followed by 58 days of excruciating negotiations, nobody could begrudge the Fine Gael leader a trip to Croke Park on a Sunday.

But as the game drew to a close, Mr Kenny and the 80,000 spectators saw first hand what happens when one team tires - and blunders - at the most critical stage.

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