Opinion Fionnan Sheahan

Monday 21 May 2018

Fianna Fáil fall into the Labour trap on water charges by chasing detail rather than principle

Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny Photo: Steve Humphreys
Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny Photo: Steve Humphreys

Fionnán Sheahan

In a shock development, the talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil were finally going so well only to collapse nearing the final hurdle.

And it coincidentally happened in time for the Six One News on a Friday evening. Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin will now have to step in over the weekend to save the day.

What is astonishing though is the history-repeating discussion around the water charges regime.

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