Susan O’Keeffe: Irish government may find Boris Johnson was but a pale version of a Brexiteer

It’s quite possible the next British Prime Minister could be more Eurosceptic and even less interested in the affairs of Northern Ireland than the outgoing one

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has spoken about his ‘strained and challenging’ relationship with Boris Johnson. Picture:

The thick neck required for political office has taken on a whole new meaning after this week’s version was played out in London. So ugly and paralysing was the entire event that it brought us a new understanding of the physical brutality of earlier ages; a stab in the back, or the front, had the clear benefit of finality.

Not that this column would advocate for the return of such antics. Instead, all heads will ...