Tuesday 24 October 2017

Political football: how dissidents outplayed FG

Fine Gael rebels are doing the State some service by challenging the old boy orthodoxy, writes Daniel McConnell

Two events of the last seven days reveal Enda Kenny's attitude toward those willing to challenge the orthodoxy in his party.

Last Monday, eight Fine Gael TDs risked their political careers and put their head above the parapet and voiced their dissatisfaction with the controversial Croke Park deal in a letter to a national newspaper.

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