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Michael Brennan: 'Roy Keane would never tolerate the lack of trust in our politicians'

TDs settling for a rating of 29 per cent is the equivalent of saying a 2-2 draw with Holland was a good outcome

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
6th December, 2016
Fail to prepare... Pic: Getty

Roy Keane was famous for demanding high standards. So too was Paul O’Connell. The results usually followed.

But Irish politicians have been willing to put up with a situation those two sporting icons would not have tolerated.

Politicians often explain this away by reassuring this is above the EU average of 27 per cent. But that would be the equivalent of Roy Keane saying that a 2-2 draw with Holland was a good...

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