Monday 29 May 2017

Kenny stands by his man while the potshots fly

SOMETIMES it's hard to be a Taoiseach, giving all your loyalty to just one man. But on Saturday night it was Enda's turn to walk that lonesome stretch of country-and-western road known as the Tammy Wynette Highway.

It was eerily like a Nashville bar in Leinster House last week, what with all sorts of folk choosing to Stand By Their Man -- or not. In the Dail, Joan Burton defended the bullet-ridden James Reilly, while also warning: "I'm no Tammy Wynette."

And her former colleague Roisin Shortall dramatically revealed herself to be a devotee of Tammy's other big hit: D-I-V-O-R-C-E.

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