#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 6°C Sunday 28 February 2021

Martin McGuinness managed to congratulate the royals ... without mentioning them

All the mothers have lovely babies…

POLITICIANS FROM ALL parties have been lining up, across the water, to pay tribute to William and Kate – following the birth of Prince George’s as-yet-unnamed little sister.

Closer to home, the North’s Deputy First Minister managed to sidestep the issue of whether he should or shouldn’t tweet his congratulations – issuing this carefully-worded message…

Deftly done…

It put us in mind of another carefully-worded compliment – uttered by a certain Father Ted.

Source: Kiff van Bruekelen/YouTube

Read: The Duchess of Cambridge has a new baby – and it’s a girl

Read: Kay Burley spent the morning reporting on, essentially – nothing. People were mesmerised

About the author:

Read next: