The treatment of Maurice McCabe has been a failure not of Enda Kenny, but of the state

However, as the man at the top, Kenny is the one who will pay the ultimate price

19th February, 2017
The treatment of Maurice McCabe has been a failure not of Enda Kenny, but of the state
Maurice McCabe. Pic: RollingNews.ie

For a party in which the wounds of its most recent leadership heave run deep, only the politest form of rebellion was going to do. There were no knives drawn, no blood on the floor and no late night parliamentary party ring-arounds to plot an ambush at dawn. This time, Fine Gael reverted to the more genteel variety of coup which it had previously been accustomed to. Enda Kenny was told in the most chivalrous...

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