HEATHER IN THE FRAME FOR TÁNAISTE ROLE

1 December 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Cavan/Monaghan Fine Gael TD Heather Humphreys is being mentioned as a possible replacement for the ill-fated Frances Fitzgerald in the key Government role of Tánaiste following a turbulent Irish political week which brought the country to the brink of an unwanted pre-Christmas General Election.

Deputy Fitzgerald tendered her resignation as Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation on Tuesday, hours before a Fianna Fáil no confidence motion in her which, if passed, would have led to the…

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