Friday 20 April 2018

Callinan's exit could pose problems for Taoiseach

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and ex Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and ex Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan
John Downing

John Downing

THE first anniversary of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan's exit from office is fast approaching.

The actual anniversary of Mr Callinan's shock decision to retire as head of the gardai will be on March 25. But it came to mind again yesterday, as we pondered the findings of an opinion poll for the Sunday Independent which has effectively laid out the battle lines for the next general election.

It will be Fine Gael and Enda Kenny versus Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams. The other parties will, at best, have supporting roles.

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