Lenihan has chance tomake his mark in Justice

They used to say of the late Brian Lenihan that behind a shallow exterior there was a shallow interior.

21st July, 2007

They used to say of the late Brian Lenihan that behind a shallow exterior there was a shallow interior.

This depiction was a travesty, as the man was reflective, clever and used a blandness of manner to disguise a very acute brain.

He was also well-read, familiar with the arguments in philosophy about politics and astute in his estimation of colleagues and opponents. Aside from that, he was kind, generous, very affable and gentle. A...

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