Saturday 25 February 2017

Cowen programme ducked central puzzle of Irish life

RTE's 'Crisis' was heavy on talking heads and light on analysis, writes John-Paul McCarthy

RTE's Crisis programme on the collapse of Brian Cowen's government made for grim viewing by the end.

At first blush, what could be better than watching a phalanx of former cabinet ministers pour arrow after arrow into the political corpse of their leader?

Or listening to so many livid lips speak scornfully of Cowen's so-called 'bar-lobby', those children of darkness, those gentlemen of the shade, never seen but wondered at?

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