‘Grand old duke of Cork’ jibes are kicked to touch

‘Grand old duke of Cork’ jibes are kicked to touch
Micheál Martin has seen his risky stance vindicatedBryan Meade

He is not the type to gloat, but Micheál Martin’s deft handling of the Fitzgerald stand-off has strengthened his hand immensely

Micheál Martin’s political victory in securing the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald means it will be a while before his critics call him “The Grand Old Duke of Cork” again.

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