Brian Feeney looks at the what may turn out to be the longest Cabinet re-shuffle in Irish political history and reckons it may the thought of moving Brian Cowen from his key brief at Foreign Affairs and the need for his party to parry the Sinn Fein challenge in the south that is staying his hand. Feeney tips Louthman Dermot Ahern to succeed Cowen, if and when it finally happens.
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