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Well, €96k here, €16k there, it all adds up as politicians seem determined to reduce even further our respect for parliament

Gene Kerrigan


In recent days, Fianna Fail and Fine Gael have been forced to move fast, in the open. We've seen with unusual clarity the underbelly of their type of politics.

And what we've seen has been petty, cynical and avaricious.

We're seldom angered to see politicians filling their pockets. It's become just part of what they do.