Friday December 13, 2019

Michael McDowell: It will take a crowbar to get Enda out of office

But his Fine Gael pretenders are only carrying feather duster

17th July, 2016
4
Will Enda be moved from the hot seat in Leinster House? Only time will tell Pic: RollingNews.ie

On St Patrick’s Day, 1931, Stanley Baldwin, then the British prime minister, speaking in the closing days of a vital by-election campaign, rounded on the press barons, Lords Rothermere and Beaverbrook, who were using their power in an attempt to topple him, and coined the memorable phrase to describe their bullying role:

“Power without responsibility – the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages.”

The tide of public opinion turned in favour...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The threat of no-deal has led many businesses to identify and eliminate inefficiencies, allowing them to do more with less

Brian Cremin | 1 day ago

Real conversations about wealth transfer from parents to children are a must – and they should be had in plenty of time

Peter Kinsella | 5 days ago