On the importance of priniciple and youth

Toireasa Ferris caused a bit of a stir with her appearance on the Late Late Show last week. And indeed much of the press coverage concentrated on her appearance than on what she said or didn’t say [shakes head and mumbles, it was ever thus]. However, Fianna Fail’s blogging Mayor of Letterkenny Damien Blake takes her up on some of the assertions she made on behalf of her own party, Sinn Fein.

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