General Election, 12th January 1993


12 January 1993 : FF - Lab coalition govt in power with Albert Reynolds Taoiseach, Dick Spring Tanaiste

    "We cannot have a repeat of the last government performance where the minority party exercised political
    blackmail at regular and irregular intervals." 
    -Brian Lenihan (FF, Dublin West)

    "A lethal cocktail coalition."
    -An Taoiseach Albert Reynolds, describing FG’s proposed multi - party rainbow coalition

    "It is not so much a rainbow that Ireland needs, but the bright sunlight that comes after it." 
    - John Bruton, FG leader 

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