How many Irish bishops will resign before next year is out?

LIke a set of dominoes, it seems the dynamic set by the resignation of the Bishop of Limerick could spiral out of control. Now pressure is coming under Dublin’s auxiliary bishops because the failed to speak out against the covering up of child sexual abuse… And that’s in the only archdiocese the church has had an inquiry… Were a similar exercise extended to the whole island, who would be left standing?

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty