Fionnan Sheahan: Without political savvy, Reilly will never be far from a crisis
Dr James Reilly's condition is no longer critical but he remains under close observation. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is rock solid behind him and Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore is placated.
Briefly out from under the glare of the spotlight, the Health Minister seems to be continually one controversy away from losing ministerial office.
Except this notion is proven incorrect every time he escapes from trouble.