- 21 Jun 11
There has been a rush to eulogise the late Brian Lenihan – and rightly so. The truth is that he was a decent politician handed the most poisoned chalice in the history of the State
The late Brian Lenihan was a good man. You might have disagreed with him on many things. Indeed, some of the decisions he took in his last Ministerial posting will cause uproar and division for decades. But the plain fact is that he was a good man and his death triggered a wave of real sadness, respect and affection.