Newspapers: The Sunday Mail and MacNeil

As a friend, I was appalled to learn after Sabbath morning sermon of Angus MacNeil’s humiliation at the hands of the Sunday Mail. As a Nationalist, I was momentarily fearful for our prospects of seizing this Western Isles seat on May 3. And as a journalist, the episode raises a host of fascinating questions – the genesis of the tale, the timing of publication, the ethics of the reporter, Charles Lavery,