Lessons of recent history could sink Nóirín O’Sullivan

Garda controversies overshadowed Enda Kenny’s time as taoiseach, and could do the same to Leo Varadkar

23rd July, 2017
Nóirín O’Sullivan has survived a series of damaging scandals, but her time may soon be up Picture: Collins

The Garda Commissioner has taken a five-week holiday, a road trip in the United States, and while many politicians think it is too long for her to be away, most also believe that she shouldn’t come back to the Phoenix Park at all.

When she returns in September, Nóirín O’Sullivan will face into a position where the majority of the Dáil no longer wants her to continue in office. She faces a big...

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