Saturday 20 January 2018

Ah, sure 'tis the Irish way

Micheál Martin
Micheál Martin
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

We're currently being treated to the rather edifying sight of Fianna Fáil ripping themselves apart over the whip on the forthcoming abortion legislation.

Having promised that there would be no free vote when he addressed this issue at his party's Ard Fheis, the grass roots are up in arms with Micheál Martin over his decision to allow members to vote as their conscience dictates.

What's interesting is that here we have democratically elected representatives, supposedly the best of the best, and they are grumbling that they are being left to vote according to their own beliefs.

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