Tuesday 12 December 2017

Taoiseach faces tricky week over McCabe row

Taoiseach Enda Kenny Picture: Clodagh Kilcoyne
Taoiseach Enda Kenny Picture: Clodagh Kilcoyne


Ministers knew it was going to be a tough week due to the Sgt Maurice McCabe controversy.

But with a bit of luck and with Fianna Fáil looking the other way on a Sinn Féin 'No Confidence' motion, they thought they would struggle through.

But then two things happened in the late afternoon yesterday to dampen their hopes. A clearly anxious Children's Minister, Katherine Zappone, told journalists that she had mentioned the Tusla link to Taoiseach Enda Kenny before last week's Cabinet meeting.

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