Saturday 10 December 2016

Politicians put egos ahead of the State and national interest

Published 11/04/2016 | 02:30

Micheál Martin: the onus is on him and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos
Micheál Martin: the onus is on him and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Ego is one of the key reasons why a government hasn't been formed in the current Dáil.

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Egos, egos and more egos are the reasons why deputies elected to Dáil Éireann in February are failing to set aside party differences and personal pride to form a government of the Irish Republic that was first declared in 1916.

Our democratically chosen politicians, who were elected almost a month and-a-half ago by public ballot to form a government to govern our Republic, are more than able to work together, irrespective of party or political persuasion, at local level.

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