Pat Rabbitte: Sinn Féin appears ready to sacrifice Stormont for southern electoral advantage

Trying to divine what is actually going on inside Sinn Féin is like trying to decipher the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party. The very professionally choreographed ard fheis in Derry did not help very much. It did again hitch the Sinn Féi

14th March, 2015
Pat Rabbitte: Sinn Féin appears ready to sacrifice Stormont for southern electoral advantage
Pat Rabbitte

Can it really be true that the leadership would risk pulling down the power-sharing executive in the North in order to distract from the growing sex abuse scandal? Is it credible that Sinn Féin didn’t know exactly what it signed up to before Christmas, when it signed up to a budget deal with the other parties? And if they did know what they had signed up for, why in the intervening ten weeks did their...

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