Garret fails to account for era of political corruption

 In part 2 of his musings on civic morality in the Republic, Garret FitzGerald tackles the question of why the lack of it only became fatal in recent decades in a most tortuous and evasive piece of prose. The old warriors of the independence era at least had personal integrity in common, he says.  When they were about to pass on, the Fianna Failers among them chose Garret and other political opponents to confide  their death bed fears.   when …

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Everyone is dancing on that grave

When Vincent Keaney first published his monologue and dance on Charlie Haughey’s grave it was widely condemned. Watch it again from 5:19 to see how right he got it: Crooks we are now paying for…filth in limousines….even the man’s grave flowers are withered. Though the remix suits the new Ireland better and perhaps indicates where many in Fianna Fail will find their eventual place in Irish history: Blank