Motion One of the most important political characteristics is self-awareness, which is knowing one’s limitations and one’s capabilities. It is important that in this House we assess ourselves when it comes to deciding how we respond to the threat posed by Vladimir Putin’s unlawful and brutal invasion of Ukraine. We need to know what our capacities are and what our limitations are.
Why would a proud, independent country like Ireland want to associate itself diplomatically with Putin’s despotic regime?
Irish people are revolted by his actions in Ukraine.