Opinion Editorial

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Credit to Coalition for decisive moves

NATURE shows that turtles only advance when they are ready to stick their necks out of their shells. This week was the first in a long time that this country has been seen to move forward on two important fronts; one economic, the other social.

In both instances progress was as a result of laying it straight on the line, and taking bold steps . The Government, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, deserve credit for lifting the economic siege; and also for hammering home a blunt message that has put Church/State relationships on a new footing.

The era when the Government of the day was passive, and Rome was the dominant partner in Church/State relationships seems over.

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