Saturday 24 February 2018

Gene Kerrigan: Big changes - Kenny takes off his jacket

The bogus claim of a 'new politics' lets the parties play the same old games

By Tom Halliday
By Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

And who, I hear you ask, is the Abraham Lincoln of Irish gays? Is it Enda Kenny or is it Micheal Martin?

Which of these political leaders broke the chains of oppression and today stands tall at the Gaelic Gettysburg, "dedicated to the proposition that all men (and women) are created equal"?

You may not know this, but those two gentlemen recently had a public row over which of them did most to bring about marriage equality.

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