Tuesday November 24, 2020

Will this Dáil seizes the opportunity to redeem the parliamentary process?

Hope springs eternal

1st May, 2016
Leo Varadker(1stL) and Paschal Donohoe(2ndL) as they are leaving the Dail in Dublin today for ongoing meetings between Fine Gael and Fianna Fail on how to form a Government Pic: RollingNews.ie

The nonsensical circus that has attended the formation of a government for the last two months hardly augurs well for the emergence of a “New Politics”.

But we must remain optimistic that what has been clearly shown to be naked opportunism and advancement of party interest at the expense of the national interest may yet yield to a new maturity in the way Dáil Éireann functions.

Hope springs eternal.

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