Saturday 26 May 2018

Nicola Anderson: Still in uncharted waters - apart from one convert who 'does the right thing'

Change of heart: Independent TD Katherine Zappone. Photo: Tom Burke
Change of heart: Independent TD Katherine Zappone. Photo: Tom Burke
Nicola Anderson

Nicola Anderson

Seven hours after dispatching a tweet vowing that she would be abstaining from the vote for Taoiseach, Katherine Zappone made a self-conscious surprise turn left for Enda.

Frances Fitzgerald escorted her up to the book, beaming with the triumphant pride of an evangelist preacher who had just saved a soul.

The press bench rubbed their eyes. What significant development was this?

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