Looking in the wrong direction?

While there seems to be a, possibly undue, focus in the media on the noises off suggesting levels of dissent within the DUP, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has been preparing to address Fianna Fáil’s 70th Ard Fheis. RTÉ’s report on the opening day includes a short snippet of interest from his discussions with journalists

In relation to Northern Ireland, Mr Ahern claimed that the consultation process within the DUP is 90% in favour of the party backing the St Andrews Agreement.

If that’s an accurate assessment it would mean the media focus might be better directed towards another party and a different outstanding issue..