Shatter pulls few punches in telling story of his downfall
For all the colour and candour in Alan Shatter's memoir 'Frenzy and Betrayal: The Anatomy of a Political Assassination', there are moments when the former Minister for Justice's determination to confirm his innocence is grating
At 6.52am on May 7, 2014, Alan Shatter got a text from Taoiseach Enda Kenny. It read: “Need to give you the report from Guerin this morning. It’s very problematical [sic].” Nine hours later, Shatter handed in his letter of resignation as Minister for Justice. His arrestingly titled Frenzy and Betrayal: The Anatomy of a Political Assassination goes through the background to his abrupt departure from office on May 7, 2014.
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