Enda Kenny leadership‘He’s making pure eejits out of them.’

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As certain ministerial heavyweights hold their cards close to their chests, waiting for the right play to maximise their chances of succeeding Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, three heavyweights in the field of political commentary had their say on the ongoing saga surrounding the Taoiseach’s departure. “He’s making pure eejits out of them. For anyone who wants to come after him, …

‘No need for men in grey suits to knock on the Taoiseach’s door… He knows the game is up for him’

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“It’s the little things that trip you up.” It’s a phrase that’s being repeated across print, broadcast and online media in recent days, as Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, finds himself under increasing pressure to outline a timeline for his departure. On Today was Sean O’Rourke, it was Harry McGee’s turn to pull it out of the bag. The phrase itself was …

Inviting President Trump‘It’s the Taoiseach’s decision…. But I wouldn’t be keen on it.’

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Well, Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, was asked a straight question and, in fairness, presenter, Sean O’Rourke got a straight answer. If he were in the position of Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, when he visits the White House in March, to present the traditional role of shamrock, would he invite United States President Donald Trump for a return visit to …

Dressing politicians.‘If Enda Kenny or anybody came in wearing leather trousers, there would be discussion about it.’

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With everything that’s happening in the world, it could be described as a little sad that one of the biggest political controversies in the UK over the last week has been generated by a photo shoot in the Sunday Times featuring British Prime Minister, Theresa May, in a pair of leather trousers. In yet another overuse of the suffix “gate”, …

FG’s John Deasy“When a party rewards failure to the extent that Fine Gael and Enda Kenny has, it’s in serious trouble.”

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Attention people of Cork. You have long since prided yourselves in calling yourselves “the rebels”, and your county, “The Rebel County”. But a word of warning. You have a claimant to that title. Your neighbour, the County of Waterford. First it was Independent TD and member of government, John Halligan, who threatened to walk last month if a second cath …