Sunday 4 December 2016

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.

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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.

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