Future politicians could learn from current crop
Across the Irish Sea, our friends and neighbours are in the middle of an identity crisis. Struggling with the fallout from Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered yet another House of Lords defeat.
She knows she has to trigger Article 50 within days, but she doesn't know what impact the manoeuvre will cause across Europe.
Move just 200 miles east and the political instability is even more to the fore.