Ciara Meehan

Ciara Meehan

Portraits in Power: John A Costello

Portraits in Power: John A Costello

John A Costello did not seek the role of taoiseach, but his detachment from the Rising and Civil War made him the compromise choice. He is an often forgotten figure, but he presided over two major episodes in the state’s history, writes Ciara Meehan