The Indo Daily: Dirty Playing – Irish politicians go low as attacks get more personal

Last week Tanaiste Leo Varadkar closed the horns with Pearse Doherty of Sinn Fein in an exchange that both shocked and entertained the nation.

yesterday, for his own sanity, the T├ínaiste said he should “backtrack every now and then” and “stand up to bullies.”

But was this battle of words an isolated incident or an indication of a new bad habit in Irish politics?

Host Kevin Doyle speaks with Hugh O’Connell, political correspondent with the Irish and Sunday Independent and Dr Jennifer Kavanagh Lecturer in Law at Southeast Technological University.

The Indo Daily: Dirty Playing – Irish politicians go low as attacks get more personal

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