Wednesday 13 December 2017

Chalk this down as a narrow win for Coveney and creaky Coalition

'Within the Fine Gael house itself, it is clear that Mr Coveney has done his prospects of succeeding Mr Kenny no harm at all.' Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
'Within the Fine Gael house itself, it is clear that Mr Coveney has done his prospects of succeeding Mr Kenny no harm at all.' Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
John Downing

John Downing

Here is the news update from the Leinster House bubble.

Simon Coveney won that spat, played out over two days, about the rent control plan.

Many, but not all, in Fine Gael will be pleased that he chalked up a scarce win for the ones who have the name of leading this creaky minority Coalition.

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