Friday 20 April 2018

John Drennan: Hogan wanders lonely as a thundercloud

The designated strong man has become the invisible man of the Dail

John Drennan

John Drennan

SO how has it come to pass that Phil Hogan has become part of the troika of trouble that is dragging down the 'Dear Leader' Enda from the celestial plains Mr Kenny obviously feels he should be occupying?

Not-so-Cute Old Phil was supposed to be one of the designated strong men of the Government, for this, after all, was the man who had rallied the Fine Gael 'turnips' when the leader had been threatened by the revolt of Richard Bruton's aristocrats.

Now, however, the designated government strong man has become the invisible man of the administration.

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