Editorial: Politicians have a right to close their front doors and have private lives
The accessibility of Irish politicians, one of the better features of public life in this country, must not be damaged by a growing trend of abusive protest
The purest form of politics is one which happens on Irish streets every day: the interaction between public representatives and citizens.
There have been a number of examples in recent months illustrating how this forum has been tarnished by abusive and sometimes deliberately intimidating forms of protest that revolve around insults and slander.
Last week, a video was posted in which Paschal Donohoe was confronted by anti-vaccine protesters on the street and accused of “mass...
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