After the constitutional firestorm, then what?

Regarding the latest hiccup in Irish jurisprudence, I’m with Simon: ie, the political consequences for the Republic’s election are still hard to discern. If the ruling coalition continues to take a battering on other things, this episode may weigh heavily on their credibility in a crisis. But, as Fionna has argued, the policy issue at the heart of this crisis should not go away. Continue reading at

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