Tuesday 21 February 2017

The Week that was

Published 27/02/2016 | 02:30

Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Michael Noonan. Photo: Tom Burke
David Cameron. Photo: PA

A look back at the week's events.

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Sinn Féin has pitched Gerry Adams as Taoiseach in a coalition to be headed up by anti-water charges parties. The proposed coalition could also result in Mr Adams leading a bigger block than Fianna Fáil.


Jobs will be lost if the result of the General Election leads to "political instability" or gives a greater sway to fringe elements, the country's top business leaders have warned in a letter to the Irish Independent. Executives working with a range of national and international companies have joined forces to ask voters to look at the global economic situation.

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