Monday 20 November 2017

My Week: Mary Lou McDonald

Sinn Fein's Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald Photo: Steve Humphreys
Sinn Fein's Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald Photo: Steve Humphreys

Eilis O'Hanlon

Monday: Gerry said what on Twitter? He used what word? You’re joking me, right? This is just something the papers have invented to make Gerry look bad again. Show me the dummy.

I’m handed an iPhone. It’s one of the new models that Joan Burton thinks the poor shouldn’t have in case they get ideas above their station. Sod that, I say. Being an Irish republican means never having to say sorry for having a top-of-the-range smartphone.

There it is for all to see — “Ballymurphy N*****”. Only the eejit didn’t even have the cop on to use asterisks. 

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