Sunday May 31, 2020

President of the sore winners’ club

Who shafted poor Robbie Watt? That is the question on the minds of Merrion Street’s senior mandarins this weekend

25th October, 2015
Robert Watt has been overlooked for position

Yet another day of celebrations for the marriage equality gang on Thursday, when the Marriage Bill passed its final legislative stage in the Seanad. It will now go to the President for signature into law. Of course, he could refer it to the Supreme Court: unlikely, you’d think.

Anyway, supporters crammed the chamber and many more thronged around Leinster House. A restrained evening of celebration followed.

Amazingly, the only sour note was sounded...

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