Mary Lou McDonald commenting on the murder of 23 year old innocent school teacher Ashling Murphy:
“My thoughts are with Ashling's family, her friends, her pupils and colleagues at school and the whole community in Tullamore who are facing unimaginable heartbreak. The entire country is reeling...
I’d say that it’s more the office than the individual that is there.
The President and Taoiseach and Minister for Justice rather than Michael D Higgins, Mícheál Martin, or Helen McEntee.
It reflects the sorrow of the population
As part of my efforts to avoid RTÉ for the past few days, I’d like to recommend this weeks “Sunday Read” from The New York Times “The Daily” podcast.
It’s all about the Californian wildfires.
And of course the usual “This American Life.”