The constitutional crisis that never was

For almost a week, the country resembled the stage performance of I, Keano

14th June, 2015

Now that the constitutional crisis is over, it’s safe to come out again. But the constitutional crisis was “a ball of smoke”, according to Sean O’Rourke’s summary interruption of an otherwise smooth interview performance by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

Deputy Martin faltered and his voice dropped an octave to that place where Oliver Callan loves to mimic him “going forward”. He protested,...

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