Sunday 4 December 2016

Coalition has handed Fianna Fail the moral high ground

Published 13/06/2014 | 02:30

Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the walking rails in the Physiotherapy Room after he opened a new Day Hospital for Care of the Elderly at St. Joseph's Hospital Raheny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the walking rails in the Physiotherapy Room after he opened a new Day Hospital for Care of the Elderly at St. Joseph's Hospital Raheny

SO Fianna Fail today sits proudly and comfortably on the moral high ground, raising serious questions about the probity of an upcoming banking inquiry and about the independence of parliament.

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No. You did not misread the opening words.

This is Fianna Fail, FF, the Soldiers of Destiny. The very same crowd who were in power when the entire banking system collapsed, taking the national economy with it, and who for decades had a vice-like grip on the workings of the Dail and Seanad, but who now speak of "parliamentary independence".

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