Fianna Fáil

Analysis: Marc MacSharry’s flair for dramatics ends a 40-year family affair

The TD resigned from Fianna Fáil following a complaint against him

Marc McSharry TD. Picture:

It was as an amateur theatre actor in the 1990s that Marc MacSharry first developed a love for drama on the big stage.

But despite his award-winning run as a young man on the acting circuit, he saved his most dramatic performances for the second half of his career, as an elected politician.

His resignation this week from Fianna Fáil had all the hallmarks of a classic MacSharry performance: well-choreographed, laden with emotion, and with ...