In search of a moral compass
Published 03/01/2012 | 05:00
Your report on Charles Haughey's expensive taste in wine (Irish Independent, December 30) must come as no surprise. It is just a further, sad indication that the decline in public morality began when Mr Haughey came among us.
Here was a man who almost made a virtue of appropriating the country's resources through every available means of chicanery in order to feed his vanity. Unfortunately, his legacy lingers on.
Ireland faces into a new year, when again hope will compete with despair.