Opinion Fionnan Sheahan

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Fionnan Sheahan: Why the party of power is no longer in control of events

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

The opposition parties smell a rat when they hear Mr Cowen and Mr Lenihan claim there is no way the legislation can be passed by the end of the week

Simon Coveney was on a door-to-door canvass in Turners Cross in Cork (just a couple of hundred yards away from Micheal Martin's house) on Saturday afternoon when his mobile phone rang.

Taoiseach Brian Cowen had only announced his resignation some 30 minutes earlier.

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