Thursday 21 September 2017

Donal O'Donovan: Tough sell for Kenny in land of opportunity

Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured in Riyadh with Ahmed Fawzi Kanoo, Manager of theYusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Company Limited which is distribution partner of Co Monaghan company Combilift throughout the Gulf region.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured in Riyadh with Ahmed Fawzi Kanoo, Manager of theYusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Company Limited which is distribution partner of Co Monaghan company Combilift throughout the Gulf region.
Donal O'Donovan

Donal O'Donovan

HE may have left the storms behind in Mayo, but Enda Kenny brought the rain with him on his first-ever visit to the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

For most Irish people, Saudi Arabia is probably the least well-known and most mysterious of the countries in the wider Gulf region that also includes Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Last night, rare showers of heavy rain lashed the vast Saudi capital, which is home to more than five million people -- most of them under the age of 30.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Don't Miss