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Are Proposals To Rename The Kerryman Newspaper "Political Correctness Gone Mad"?

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae was not happy with Minister of State Josepha Madigan's suggestion e...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:05 PM - 19 Mar 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Are Proposals To Rename The Kerryman Newspaper "Political Correctness Gone Mad"?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:05 PM - 19 Mar 2021

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Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae was not happy with Minister of State Josepha Madigan's suggestion earlier this week that The Kerryman newspaper should be renamed.

Speaking about the need for more gender-neutral language, Minister Madigan used the newspaper as an example, saying that "perhaps it's time for The Kerryman to become The Kerry Person?"

Michael Healy-Rae has defended the title, saying that The Kerryman is "comparable to the Bible" and describing a potential name change as "political correctness gone mad".

Is he right?

Sinead O'Carroll and Ian Power discussed this and more of the week's stories in The Week Trending.

Are Proposals To Rename The Kerryman Newspaper "Political Correctness Gone Mad"?

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