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Council of State tells us much about Higgins

Published 15/01/2012 | 05:00

As in the past, much can be gleaned from the new appointments to the Council of State, writes John-Paul McCarthy

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Presidential appointments to the Council of State may seem like thin gruel, but they can be quite enlightening on occasion.

In appointing token Anglophiles like the baronet John Keane to his council, President Hyde revealed himself to be just that -- a token Protestant in an overwhelmingly Catholic country.

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