Wednesday 18 January 2017

Don't waste time talking politics - the 'shining light' has selfies to take

Published 30/11/2016 | 02:30

Senator Kevin Humphreys taking a photo of First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and
members of the Seanad. Photo: Maxwells
Senator Kevin Humphreys taking a photo of First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and members of the Seanad. Photo: Maxwells

Nicola Sturgeon could have ordered a coup and everybody would probably have been happy enough - provided she promised to hang around for selfies afterwards.

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The hypnotised senators were lost in her Scottish accent, the authority she exuded and the message she brought across the Irish Sea.

The first serving head of a foreign government to address the Seanad was enjoying herself too.

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