Wednesday 22 November 2017

The politically savvy brothers with a nose for blood in the water

Danny and Michael Healy-Rae Photo: Eamonn Keogh
Danny and Michael Healy-Rae Photo: Eamonn Keogh

Gerard O'Regan

So much for the much vaunted new politics.

Verbal rockets and missiles were flying all round the Dail yesterday - and various deputies were unwittingly casting hostages to fortune.

But two brother TDs from the southwest looked strangely content, as if they were superior to what they judged was this low level carry-on, in the national parliament. All they really wanted was some form of new government to be put in place - of whatever hue. They could then get on with their own very obvious brand of politics.

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