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Pat Rabbitte: Are these people at all fit for government? The Mairia Cahill affair shows Sinn Féin hasn’t changed its spots

17th December, 2014
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Pat Rabbitte

As the waves of the financial collapse wash over this state in a tide of negativity and anger, Dáil Éireann occasionally discharges its responsibility with distinction and dignity. Wednesday’s statements teasing out the implications of Sinn Féin’s treatment of the Mairia Cahill affair provided such an occasion. Members told a sober national parliament not just of their revulsion at what happened to Maíria Cahill but of their apprehension for the rule of law if the...

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