Saturday 10 December 2016

O Caolain has a real brass neck

Published 15/01/2011 | 12:06

MUCH as I despise the cronyism within Fianna Fail, it is sickening to hear Sinn Fein's Caoimhghin O Caolain attempt to forensically examine the Taoiseach on his connections with businessman Sean Fitz- Patrick.

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For sheer brass neck, O Caolain takes the biscuit. Here is a man who represents a party which for years was composed mainly of cheerleaders for the men of violence.

We should be demanding straight answers from Sinn Fein on its own connections. The overwhelming urge to purge the political system of self-serving hypocrites is understandable, but we must ponder how we go about the task of restoring honesty and integrity in government. Better to check carefully before you commit to voting.

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