Opinion Editorial

Monday 19 March 2018

Trust in our politicians needs to be restored

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl
Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl


A broken trust, an absence of faith, a system in desperate need of repair. Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl's appraisal of Irish politics is a sobering one.

He paints a depressing but wholly accurate picture of the status of the public's relationship with their politicians.

Confidence is at a low ebb because for too long the body politic has failed to properly serve the people.

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