Thursday 23 February 2017

Peace was nice while it lasted, but hostilities have fully resumed

Published 14/11/2012 | 17:00

Ah well, it was nice while it lasted. But with the Children's Referendum now done and dusted, the white flag of temporary truce has been hauled down the flagpole and the warmongering skull and crossbones is back in place.

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Micheal and Gerry and sundry members of the Opposition had been gritting their teeth and playing nice with Enda for the duration of the campaign, but the bullets were whizzing around the Taoiseach's head in the Dail chamber during Leaders' Questions yesterday.

Micheal Martin took careful aim over one particular aspect of the referendum.

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