Deaglán de Bréadún
The whole country stopped what it was doing yesterday to listen to Tommie Gorman’s extraordinary interview with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams where he named his father as a child abuser. If you are one of the few who missed it, click here.
It is still to early to absorb the potential impact of this broadcast. At one level, it is a searing human tragedy. The political fallout is another matter and that will clearly take time to work itself out. A lot of issues were raised which will be teased out over the coming days and weeks.
If you can’t access the RTE link, you can read a news report from today’s Irish Times if you click here.