Over at Comment is Free I’ve noted some intial thoughts on the unexpected announcement of the substantial foreshortening of the Taoiseach’s retirement. If his party didn’t expect it yesterday, it also reveals that they never quite understood the man, even if they loved him truly, madly and deeply.
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