Its a three way now though. And to come back with 78 seats considering the time in office.....super pedestrian said:
But would it not have to be a Ministerial position as the Tánaiste deputises at cabinet meetings if the Taoiseach isn't there ?rockofcashel said:actually this might be a bit of a surprise.
Many would have expected it to be Cowen, but up to the beginning of FF dumping one party rule as a principle, the position of Táiniste was a relatively minor one, with it been given out as a little sweetener for a party hack.
I mean, what does a Táiniste really do ?
Maybe Bertie might give it to someone else as a nice little title instead of a Ministry
Ah, yet another reason to celebrate tomorrow, the country is free of mc dowell at last.Sweet. I think it speaks volumes about the measure of the man that one of his last acts as minister for justice was to sign a deportation order for a young boy with autism..the child can only hope that hanafin doesn't get the justice portfolio and he may have some hope of appeal.Donald Segretti said:McDowell will be tanaiste tomorrow ... until about 5 o'clock that is.