Gene Kerrigan: Not the kind of stories one wants to see
In a land of 'stability', one scandal follows another. It's time to stop getting upset
From time to time, we indulge in moral panics. Usually, this follows a startling scandal unearthed by the media - and often it's RTE that does the spadework.
They send undercover reporters into nursing homes or hospitals with hidden cameras. We see things that upset us - perhaps we see the old being tied down or beaten up.
Or we see hospital corridors that look like something from a war movie.