Sunday 24 September 2017

Adams' antics soured that sweet royal Irish visit

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

The first duty of a political columnist is tell the truth and shame the devil. Let me do both by saying the sweet visit of Prince Charles was soured by the antics of Gerry Adams.

To flesh that out, here is what I felt watching the RTE coverage of Prince Charles: shame and savage indignation.

Shame that this decent man should have been subjected to the hassling handshake of Gerry Adams.

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