It would appear, according to the Indo article that Enda Kenny has finally lost his faith in Reilly, the man who in many ways made him king. I would opine that The many trials and tribulations of Reillys incompetence ito date have driven Kenny to the point where he will be,according to the paper " getting more involved in the department of health in 2013 " . Code for, I don't trust you to do the job on your own any more.
So is this the first little gentle nudge out the door? Whatever the answer it's certainly an embarassing turn of events for Reilly.
Kenny to keep close watch on Reilly's spending - National News - Independent.ie
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny will be keeping a close watch on embattled Health Minister Dr James Reilly next year.
Mr Kenny says he will be getting more involved in the Department of Health in 2013 to make sure coalition targets for the health service are met. It comes after Dr Reilly was embroiled in controversy throughout the past year, with budget over-runs and controversies over primary care centres and his personal finances dogging him.