Friday 23 February 2018

FG should learn from history and govern with Independents

Labour's Eamon Gilmore and Fine Gael's Enda Kenny have begun talks on forming a coalition government
Labour's Eamon Gilmore and Fine Gael's Enda Kenny have begun talks on forming a coalition government

Fine Gael should learn from the lessons of history and seek to govern as a single-party government with the support of a small number of sensible Independents.

The last major recession, in the mid-'80s, showed us that a philosophically conflicted Fine Gael-Labour coalition could not do what was required to save our country.

The traditional instincts of Fine Gael -- those of prudence and careful management -- are needed now more than ever.

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