Monday 27 February 2017

Accepting uncertainty may be our greatest lesson to learn from Tiger

Gerard O'Regan

Few people have been as successful in sussing the pulse of the Irish people over so many decades as Uncle Gaybo has. It has been central to the genius of his broadcasting career, remarkable on many levels but most of all because of its sheer longevity.

As a rule – when Gaybo speaks, we listen. Back in the 1980s he famously assured us all "the country is banjaxed".

Little did he, or we, know that being "banjaxed" is a relative term. Much worse was to come, by way of the current unforgiving, recession.

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