So Bertie Ahern resigned. Why can’t our politicians be brave soldiers instead of all this ‘pussing and bawling and stupid carry-on’?

Among all the shocking revelations to emerge from the Taoiseach’s decision to quit politics, there is one that I’m still struggling to digest.

12th April, 2008

Among all the shocking revelations to emerge from the Taoiseach’s decision to quit politics, there is one that I’m still struggling to digest.

It is a revelation which, in leaner news times, could have been expected to land on the front pages, but which has, instead, passed by almost unnoticed.

Bertie Ahern revealed on RTE’s This Week programme that, when he informed the cabinet of his decision to step down as...

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