"Targeting Gerry Adams has become a sport in the Dáil"

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael conveniently forget the dark and bloody past that preceded their entry into democratic politics

18th December, 2016
Gerry Adams has been targeted in the Dail recently Pic: PA

I see it’s “beat up Gerry Adams” time again. When the Southern political establishment has nothing better to do, it takes out its favourite punchbag. If this were not so cynical, it would almost be comical. Every six months or so, we have another one of these public executions. Adams has been done in so many times, has had so many of his lives snuffed out, that the neighbourhood cats must by now gaze in...

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