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Sinn Fein shows no shame in demanding resignations after Irish government golf row

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Sinn Fein's David Cullinane alongside Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Sinn Fein's David Cullinane alongside Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

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Sinn Fein's David Cullinane alongside Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The former Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson put it best.

When it is the people who are setting the rules who break them,” she said after the Prime Minister’s right-hand man, Dominic Cummings, was accused of breaching the lockdown, “you are going to get angry.”

That’s why there was such an outcry at news that a government minister in Dublin attended a social function at a hotel in Galway at which at least 80 other people were present, in breach of new regulations banning indoor gatherings of more than six people.