James Downey: We need more like Lenihan to rescue us from this mire
Published 09/01/2010 | 05:00
WEDNESDAY, middle of the afternoon, St Stephen's Green, opposite the headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank with its arrowhead logo. On the footpath, ice and slush. In the roadway, cars inch along, driven by people who have left work early in the vain hope of light traffic.
These people have worked since early morning producing the goods and services we need to keep us afloat.
No buses. No taxis. Nothing for it but to plough through the slush to Pearse Station. There, the queues for tickets spill out of the doors.