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Mary Lou McDonald's misstep undermines her support of abuse victims in the Dáil

The Sinn Féin leader's expression of admiration for film director Woody Allen was a baffling admission by a usually competent and articulate politician

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Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

What was Mary Lou McDonald thinking?

Her appearance on Today FM’s The Last Word, for its Culture Club segment, was supposed to be a softball interview. After all, what possible landmines could she step on in a discussion about her favourite books and movies?


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