Trust in our politicians needs to be restored
A broken trust, an absence of faith, a system in desperate need of repair. Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl's appraisal of Irish politics is a sobering one.
He paints a depressing but wholly accurate picture of the status of the public's relationship with their politicians.
Confidence is at a low ebb because for too long the body politic has failed to properly serve the people.