Tuesday 20 February 2018

John Drennan: Rebel TDs threaten to sink good ship Enda

In politics it's the small hurdles that trip you up -- so the FG leader needs to rein in the backbenchers , writes John Drennan

John Drennan

John Drennan

If the owners of the Titanic had possessed that much-cherished virtue of hindsight they would never have claimed the ocean liner was unsinkable.

In spite of the unfortunate precedent the current administration could hardly, at the beginning anyway, be blamed for believing they are equally invulnerable.

But, is a government which has emerged relatively unscathed from the first of Michael Noonan's budgetary miseries as secure as it thinks?

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