Tuesday 12 December 2017

A week marked by many acts of good and bad authority

Cartoon by Jim Cogan
Cartoon by Jim Cogan
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Most weeks, I settle for the sniper shot of a single-issue column rather than a shotgun spread of pellets over a wide target.

But so many topics have silted up in my mind that I would rather briefly dredge a few of them than not refer to them at all.

First up is Pat Leahy's profile of Mary Mitchell O'Connor in the Irish Times last weekend in which a cower of civil servants and Fine Gael TDs sniped anonymously at the Jobs and Enterprise Minister.

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