A few tit bits. In conversation with a friend today, as we discussed the government's reaction to the Vatican's response, she said: "The government asked the Vatican to answer questions, and that's what the Vatican did, and now they are not happy because they do not like the answers". That sums it up well.
Good articles. The Irish Catholic has a good editorial on the report, reiterating that Kenny's allegations are completely unfounded. Catholic Culture News also has a good piece on its website. One of the few voices defending the Church in Ireland as many others are silent, David Quinn has been speaking on a number of programmes: here is his interview on Vatican Radio.