When policing justice is given the elbow
About a year ago, Enda Kenny visited Roscommon town. Local party members awaited his arrival. As the Taoiseach's car drew up, a man named John McDermott stepped forward, hoping to speak to Mr Kenny.
McDermott was an independent candidate in the pending by-election. He wished to ask the Taoiseach why he promised before the 2011 election to keep open the A&E at Roscommon Hospital. And why, after the election, he voted to close it.
He was one of a small number of people protesting the broken promises.