Irish Times Inside Politics
FG Taking Hits as Housing Crisis Intensifies, Budget Business, Pugilistic Peter Casey
Oct 5, 2018 · 20 min
Hugh is joined by Fiach Kelly and Harry McGee for a bonus Friday episode of Inside Politics. On the agenda:
- It was another terrible week for Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, with a well-attended protest outside the Dail followed by a harrowing RTE radio report featuring a teenage girl in emergency accommodation. It was the sort of interview that breaks through the noise and forces everyone to sit up and pay attention.
- Housing is also likely to dominate next Tuesday's budget. What else can we expect from Paschal Donohoe?
- Alone among presidential challengers, Peter Casey is dropping the motivational speaker approach and going straight for the jugular - Michael D's jugular, that is. Will Casey's pugilistic politics pay dividends?