Monday 18 December 2017

Kevin Doyle: Political corpses rise together for a zombie coalition

Niall McEneaney and Anthony Greene holding the Tricolour, and Emma Murphy leading Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin and party members at the 1916 commemoration at Arbour Hill yesterday. Photo: Damien Eagers
Niall McEneaney and Anthony Greene holding the Tricolour, and Emma Murphy leading Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin and party members at the 1916 commemoration at Arbour Hill yesterday. Photo: Damien Eagers
Bertie Ahern attends the Éamon de Valera Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart before the commemoration. Photos: Damien Eagers. Photo: Damien Eagers
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

In a few weeks time, when all the bravado is pushed aside, the wounds licked and the numbers rechecked, we could actually end up back where we started.

It seems nobody won the election, but nobody lost the election either.

The majority of those who ran for government don't actually want to govern - and those whom the people voted out are the only ones bold enough or daft enough to actually take up the mantle.

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