Sunday 22 January 2017

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

Published 25/04/2016 | 02:30

Fiana Fail leader Micheal Martin. Photo: Fergal Phillips
Fiana Fail leader Micheal Martin. Photo: Fergal Phillips

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.

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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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