Thursday 18 October 2018

Fingers in their ears and deceit on their lips

The politicians never gave a damn about Sgt McCabe, and they're still playing party games

By Tom Halliday
By Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

The first thing most "sensible people" agree on this weekend is that it would be damaging to have a general election just now. The second thing is that this email to Frances Fitzgerald is a trivial matter, and hard to understand.

This column broadly agrees about the election. But not about the email. The email to the then minister for justice is central to the McCabe scandal.

And to the moral turpitude that afflicts the Garda force. And to the reluctance of the political establishment to challenge that.

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