Susan O’Keeffe: Sinn Féin ready to turn the screw on weakened coalition

Expect to see the parliamentary party’s pace and tempo rise in this next Dáil session as its derives new confidence from being top of the polls

16th September, 2021
Susan O’Keeffe: Sinn Féin ready to turn the screw on weakened coalition
‘Sinn Féin is on the march and its organisational capabilities are beginning to pay off.’ Picture: Rollingnews.ie

“Lessons will be learned” is the mantra emerging from government in relation to the Katherine Zappone/UN debacle. It’s a comforting phrase; a few words to utter, with the inherent promise of doing better next time, while ensuring that those in need of the lesson itself will knuckle down quietly and out of sight, and examine their conscience.

And when the offenders re-emerge, everything will be squeaky clean once again, without...

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