Wednesday 17 January 2018

Coalition bids to get grip of bad news cycle

THE posh wording is 'changing the narrative'.

After four months of Alan Shatter's travails about Garda controversies and internal rows about water charges, this government badly needs to show that it's back in control.

Government TDs and senators also fear that the final outcome of the Anglo Irish Bank trial may not help their parties' already embattled candidates in the local and European Parliament elections now just over three weeks away.

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