- 31 Mar 15
What do the revelations by Paudie McGahon that he had been raped by a member of the IRA and subjected to a kangaroo court as recently as 2002 say about the Republican movement?
Major shifts in Irish politics are like the buses. You wait ages for one, and then two come together, more or less. The decimation of Fianna Fáil and rise and rise of Fine Gael and Labour in 2011 was the first. It was so comprehensive that people speculated that the two victorious parties might dominate for two or even three elections.