Monday 23 April 2018

PAC inquiry only served as glory for politicians

Angelia Kerins claimed that the PAC hearing was the result of a vendetta against her, writes Paul Williams

'PAC member Mary Lou McDonald, who, like her leader Gerry Adams, sneers on the fence claiming corruption and cover-ups at every turn while ignoring the vast amount of corruption and cover-ups (including murder, child abuse and racketeering) in the republican family.' Photo: Tom Burke
'PAC member Mary Lou McDonald, who, like her leader Gerry Adams, sneers on the fence claiming corruption and cover-ups at every turn while ignoring the vast amount of corruption and cover-ups (including murder, child abuse and racketeering) in the republican family.' Photo: Tom Burke

Paul Williams

Angela Kerins was an ideal candidate for evisceration at the hands of the pack of grandstanding politicians who make up the Public Accounts Committee.

Displaying all the traits of the collective pack mentality, some - not all - of them, pushed each other out of the way in their haste to get in close and claim credit for inflicting another devastating wound on their helpless prey.

Ms Kerins may have been perceived as a member of a greedy elite: a woman whose remuneration package for running the country's most successful charity included a handsome €240,000, plus perks.

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