Squabbling Varadkar and Martin may have to work together again
Pat Leahy: sometimes the Taoiseach doesn’t work hard enough at being the Taoiseach
Political leaders need a thick skin, but Micheál Martin was entitled to take offence in the Dáil on Wednesday afternoon. The Taoiseach, after all, had just likened him to a paedophile priest. The Fianna Fáil leader, he said, reminded him of a parish priest who preaches about avoiding sin while “secretly going behind the altar and engaging in any amount of sin himself”.
When people hear about sinning priests, one particular sin comes to mind