Taoiseach hopes to leverage fragile goodwill on official visit to Berlin

By Tony Connelly, Europe Editor Taoiseach Enda Kenny and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are bound up in an unlikely symbiosis.  The Irish government needs to stay on the right side of Germany for vital political support at a time of unprecedented turmoil and a huge domestic debt burden; Berlin needs a bailout success story to showcase to the rest of Europe and to the world, in order to prove the virtues of austerity and sticking to the programme. Although his …